1) A piece of iron, fastened to corves and other moveable wooden items as a form of protection in the shafts and galleries.

1754 two plates for a corf 2d, Beeston.

places Beeston
sources Denison papers
dates 1754

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2) Precious metal, especially silver, from Spanish <i>plata</i>.

1528 ex summa omnium vasorum argenteorum de le plate, York.

places York
dates 1528

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