1. uncountable noun [oft N n]
Silver plate is metal that has been coated with a thin layer of silver. ⇒ They are available in polished brass, antique brass or silver-plate. ⇒ ...silver-plate cutlery.
2. uncountable noun Silver plate is dishes, bowls, and cups that are made of silver. [British] ⇒ ...gold and silver plate, jewellery, and roomfuls of antique furniture.regional note: in AM, use silver, solid silver
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