plateman

plateman

(ˈpleɪtmən)
n
1. (Arms & Armour (excluding Firearms)) obsolete a person who makes and sells plate armour
2. (Cookery) a person who has charge of the tableware in a dining facility
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Revolution Tell a plateman on a morose dam-side by me, --Elfin-wadded, no Bastille ballot: Toll a bell!
It was 1962 and he was working as a plateman on the railway at Wavertree.
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