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First published 1968 (SND Vol. VII).

PLOTTER-PLATE, n.comb. “A wooden platter with a place in the middle to hold salt” (Fif. 1825 Jam.).Fif. 1811 C. Gray MS. Poem:
For my part I would rather eat Sow's jadin aff a plotter-plate.

[Variant of platter, with rounding of vowel.]

Plotter-plate n. comb.

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