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silver plate

EnglishEdit

Etymology 1Edit

silver plate

Alternative formsEdit

NounEdit

silver plate (uncountable)

  1. A thin layer of silver applied to the surface of an object made of another metal.
TranslationsEdit

VerbEdit

silver plate (third-person singular simple present silver plates, present participle silver plating, simple past and past participle silver plated)

  1. Alternative spelling of silver-plate.

Etymology 2Edit

From "silver plate", from the similarity of this phrase to the French s'il vous plaît

PhraseEdit

silver plate

  1. (humorous) Eye dialect spelling of s'il vous plaît.
See alsoEdit