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First published 1983 (DOST Vol. V).

Platit, p.p. and ppl. a. Also: -yd, -yt, -ed. [ME. (Chaucer) and e.m.E. (1622) plated, in sense a below, f. Plate n.1] a. Overlaid or backed with plates of metal (Plate n.1 1) for ornament or protection. b. Well plated, possessed of much ‘plate’ (Plate n.1 8). c. Of metal: Fashioned into plates. —a. c1420 Wynt. vi. 779.
He made a tysstyre … Quhare-in wes closyd the Wangylle, Platyd oure wyth silvyre brycht
1513 Doug. x. vi. 59.
He … Persyt the stalwart platit scheild of steill
Ib. xiii. 67.
Eneas … Throw gyrd hys targe platyt thrys with steill
1532–3 Treas. Acc. VI. 81.
To be the king ane harnes doublat, platit [ed. placit] upoun the gardeis, and with ane taile
b. 1542 Cal. & Lett. Henry VIII XVII. 669.
[James V … left no will. His fortune estimated at 100,000 crowns] and he is well plated
c. 1634 Stirling's Royal Lett. II. 729.
That yow provyd yourselff sufficientlie of copper, plated and prepared [for coining]

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