Definition of Silver-plate

1. Verb. Plate with silver. "Silverplate a watch"

Exact synonyms: Silverplate
Generic synonyms: Plate
Derivative terms: Silver Plate, Silver Plate, Silver Plate, Silver Plate

Definition of Silver-plate

1. Verb. To coat a metal surface with a thin layer of silver, often electrolytically ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Silver-plate

silver-ammoniacal silver stain
silver-bell tree
silver-fork deformity
silver-fork fracture
silver-leaved nettle
silver-leaved nightshade
silver-leaved poplar
silver-plate (current term)
silver-tin alloy
silver age
silver ages
silver ash
silver ball
silver beech
silver bell
silver berries
silver berry

Literary usage of Silver-plate

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Social New York Under the Georges, 1714-1776: Houses, Streets, and Country by Esther Singleton (1902)
"John Sharpe, in 1681, owned 730 oz. of silver plate valued at ,£219. ... Lewis Morris (1691), had 900 oz. of silver plate, which at 6 sh. gd. per oz. came ..."

2. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: “a” Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature edited by Hugh Chisholm (1911)
"... but few specimens of either gold or silver plate have survived to our times, whereas the amount of gold jewelry that has been discovered is very large, ..."

3. Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the Court of King's Bench: With by Great Britain Court of King's Bench, George Mifflin Wharton (1845)
"One, not a general trader in silver plate, who sells a piece of plate in a particular instance ... 1, for selling silver plate without taking out a licence. ..."

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