plater

plater

[pley-ter; for 2 also plat-er]
noun
1.
a person or thing that plates.
2.
an inferior race horse.

Origin:
1710–20; plate1 + -er1

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

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