touch plate


a pewter plate belonging to a guild of pewterers and bearing samples of the touchmarks of all pewterers belonging to the guild.

Nearby words

  1. touch football,
  2. touch judge,
  3. touch off,
  4. touch on,
  5. touch paper,
  6. touch rugby,
  7. touch screen,
  8. touch system,
  9. touch up,
  10. touch-and-go

Origin of touch plate

First recorded in 1500–10 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019