- a person or thing that plates.
- an inferior race horse.
Origin of plater
Examples from the Web for plater
Historical Examples of plater
You might have guessed, Master Grog, that she never could be a 'plater.'Davenport Dunn, Volume 1 (of 2)
Charles James Lever
But the witty characterisation of Madame Plater holds good of Liszt.Franz Liszt
We must talk it over with Plater, and come to some decision this very day.Raftmates
And after all—she had to admit it ruefully, he was a bit of a Plater.The Summons
Plater, benumbed with cold (it is himself who gives us the account), had drawn off his boots to warm his feet at the watch-fire.History of the Great Reformation, Volume IV
J. H. Merle D'Aubign
- a person or thing that plates
- horse racing
- a mediocre horse entered chiefly for minor races
- a blacksmith who shoes racehorses with the special type of light shoe used for racing