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terneplate

[turn-pleyt] /ˈtɜrnˌpleɪt/
noun
1.
steel plate coated with terne metal.
Origin
1855-1860
1855-60; obsolete terne (< French: dull; see tarnish) + plate1
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  • Slate, terneplate, and clay tile were used on ornate buildings and in cities that limited the use of flammable wooden shingles.

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