Scottish National Dictionary (1700–)

from 1976 supplement

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PLAT, adj., adv., n.1, v. III. 1. (3) Add: In Dundee specif. of a built-out stair.

Add: 2. A sudden fall or flop, a plump down (Ork. 1975, to sit doun wi a plat). Cf. v., 1.

IV. 1. Add quot.: Ork. 1930:
The dog platted himsel doun afore the fire.

Plat adj., adv., n.1, v.

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