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plate rail

noun
1.
a rail or narrow shelf fixed along a wall to hold plates, especially for ornament or display.
Origin
1815-1825
1815-25
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plate rail

noun
1.
(railways) an early flat rail with an extended flange on its outer edge to retain wheels on the track Sometimes shortened to plate
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