silver plate

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English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

silver plate

Alternative forms[edit]

Noun[edit]

silver plate (uncountable)

  1. A thin layer of silver applied to the surface of an object made of another metal.
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Verb[edit]

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 2[edit]

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

Phrase[edit]

silver plate

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