Plat (?), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Platted; p. pr. & vb. n. Platting.] [See Plait.]

To form by interlaying interweaving; to braid; to plait.

"They had platted a crown of thorns."

Matt. xxvii. 29.

 

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Plat, n.

Work done by platting or braiding; a plait.

Her hair, nor loose, nor tied in formal plat. Shak.

 

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Plat, n. [Cf. Plat flat, which perh. caused this spelling, and Plot a piece of ground.]

A small piece or plot of ground laid out with some design, or for a special use; usually, a portion of flat, even ground.

This flowery plat, the sweet recess of Eve. Milton.

I keep smooth plat of fruitful ground. Tennyson.

 

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Plat, v. t.

To lay out in plats or plots, as ground.

 

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Plat, a. [F. plat. See Plate, n.]

Plain; flat; level.

[Obs.]

Gower.

 

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Plat, adv.

1.

Plainly; flatly; downright.

[Obs.]

But, sir, ye lie, I tell you plat. Rom. of R.

2.

Flatly; smoothly; evenly.

[Obs.]

Drant.

 

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Plat, n.

1.

The flat or broad side of a sword.

[Obs. or Prov. Eng.]

Chaucer.

2.

A plot; a plan; a design; a diagram; a map; a chart.

[Obs. or Prov. Eng.] "To note all the islands, and to set them down in plat."

Hakluyt.

 

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