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First published 1983 (DOST Vol. V).

Platine, Platton(e, n. [e.m.E. and late ME. platten, -in, platyne, -eyne (c 1450), a paten (c 1450), a flat plate of metal (1541), OF. platine (13–14th c.) flat piece, metal plate, f. plat Plat a.: cf. Patene n., which has appar. influenced the sense.] a. A metal plate. b. A shallow dish, paten. — 1567 Sel. MSS. Q. Mary 194.
Twa flaskettis ourgilt … ane platine our gilt
1581 Treas. Acc. MS. (1579–81) 81 (b) 2.
For gilt buckillis plattonis pendacis and nailis to serue the said harnessing xij li. x s.
1595–6 Sc. Hist. Rev. X. 302.
Ane glass plattones coverit wit wands … , Item thrie tin plattones witout heids

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