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plat

A plan or survey map of a parcel of land.Developers file subdivision plats showing block and lot numbers, the dimensions and locations of individual lots, and the dimensions and locations of dedicated streets. Legal descriptions for properties within the subdivision are then made by reference to the recorded plat,such as “Lot 2,Block 3 of Harper Downs II as recorded in Plat Book 213,Page 82, of the Judge of Probate of Jefferson County,Alabama.”

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Thereupon they got a great sack and filled it with silver plate from the shelves where it would not at once be missed, and they swung the sack between them, and away they went, out of the house, out of the town, and into the friendly shelter of Sherwood Forest.
I have brought thee his cook, and even his silver plate.
Nicholl, now furious, offered to expose his plate to the shock of any shot, solid, hollow, round, or conical.
Even in the rude circumferential rim or wall of wax round a growing comb, flexures may sometimes be observed, corresponding in position to the planes of the rhombic basal plates of future cells.
At the same instant a sixth waiter ran into the room, and declared that he had found the pile of fish plates on a sideboard, with no trace of the silver.
The jaws stopped working, the ears ceased wobbling, and though eyes remained glued on plates, each man listened greedily for the answer.
All HE'S got to do is to write on the plate and throw it out.
The whole value of the recovered treasure, plate, bullion, precious stones, and all, was estimated at more than two millions of dollars.
madame, that would indeed be an excellent resource for those who, unlike your ladyship, might not be in a position to keep their plate.
As soon as she had done this, the frog said, 'Put your plate nearer to me, that I may eat out of it.
He glanced at Miss Price, and to his astonishment saw that she was looking down at her plate, regardless of the passing spectacle, and two heavy tears were rolling down her cheeks.
A second dull noise was heard from the ditch, and Raoul ran to pick up a silver plate which was rolling along the dry sand.