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plateholder

[pleyt-hohl-der] /ˈpleɪtˌhoʊl dər/
noun
1.
a lightproof container for a photographic plate, loaded into the camera with the plate and having a slide that is removed before exposing.
Origin
1870-1875
1870-75; plate1 + holder
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