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First published 1968 (SND Vol. VII).
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PLAT, n.3 See quot.Inv. 1845 Stat. Acc.2 XIV. 279:
Sacks, or canvas bags, are seldom used; instead of which they have bags which they call “plats,” made of beautifully plaited bulrushes.

[Gael. plàt, id., from Eng. plat, now obs. or dial., a mat of plaited straw.]

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