A Dictionary of the Older Scottish Tongue (up to 1700)

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Plat, v.1 p.t. [ME. platte(n (Havelok), p.t. plette (Havelok), platte (14–15th c.), p.p. plat (Havelok), appar. obs. c 1400, OE. p.t. pl. plætton to buffet, smack: cf. MDu. platten, Germ. plātzen to smack, MHG., Germ. platzen to crash, bounce, strike noisily, and Plat n.1] tr. To strike (one thing into (in) another). — Throw baith scheild and habirgeoun He plat his spere in his pensoun; Alex. i. 1322.

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