Plat, n. 1. The
flat or broad side of a sword. [Obs. or Prov. Eng.]
2. A plot; a plan; a design; a diagram; a map;
a chart. [Obs. or Prov. Eng.] "To note all the islands, and to
set them down in plat." Hakluyt.
Plat, n. [Cf. Plat flat, which
perh. caused this spelling, and Plot a piece of ground.] A
small piece or plot of ground laid out with some design, or for a
special use; usually, a portion of flat, even ground.
This flowery plat, the sweet recess of
I keep smooth plat of fruitful
Plat, a. [F. plat. See
Plate, n.] Plain; flat; level.
Plat, v. t. To lay out in plats or
plots, as ground.
Plat, adv. 1.
Plainly; flatly; downright. [Obs.]
But, sir, ye lie, I tell you plat.
Rom. of R.
2. Flatly; smoothly; evenly. [Obs.]
Plat (?), v. t. [imp. & p.
p. Platted; p. pr. & vb. n.
Platting.] [See Plait.] To form by interlaying
interweaving; to braid; to plait. "They had platted a
crown of thorns." Matt. xxvii. 29.
Plat, n. Work done by platting or
braiding; a plait.
Her hair, nor loose, nor tied in formal