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plater

[pley-ter; for 2 also plat-er] /ˈpleɪ tər; for 2 also ˈplæt ər/
noun
1.
a person or thing that plates.
2.
an inferior race horse.
Origin
1710-1720
1710-20; plate1 + -er1
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British Dictionary definitions for plater

plater

/ˈpleɪtə/
noun
1.
a person or thing that plates
2.
(horse racing)
  1. a mediocre horse entered chiefly for minor races
  2. a blacksmith who shoes racehorses with the special type of light shoe used for racing
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plater

noun

A racehorse, esp an inferior one; beetle, pig (1920s+ Horse racing)

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