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(Plat,) Platt, v.3 P.p. plattit, also platit. [Sc. alteration, after Plat n.3, of e.m.E. plot v. to make a plan of (1588), to plan or plot (1589).] tr. To plan or devise (something to be carried out); chiefly, to plot (some nefarious action). — (1) Quhilk purpois being plattit and sett doun be him and thame; 1601 Crim. Trials II. 364.
But being done … polliticallie … quhairas … the … middes … are dilligentlie devysit and painefully dressit and platit; 1607 Melvill 745.
The said Captane William Randell … haveing consultit and plattit with the said Captane Harvie maist … piraticallie reft and away tuik the said Captane Randellis schip [etc.]; 1610 Edinb. B. Rec. VI. 343.
Ib. 345.
(2) Our prelat Williame … is send … Unto the Englishe king With whome the peace he platts; Garden Elphinstoun 1368.

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