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.”
Plat v. t. [imp. & p. p. Platted; p. pr. & vb. n. Platting.] To form by interlaying interweaving; to braid; to plait. “They had platted a crown of thorns.”
Plat, n. Work done by platting or braiding; a plait.
Her hair, nor loose, nor tied in formal plat. --Shak.
Plat, n. 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 Eve. --Milton.
I keep smooth plat of fruitful ground. --Tennyson.
Plat, v. t. To lay out in plats or plots, as ground.
Plat, a. Plain; flat; level. [Obs.]
1. Plainly; flatly; downright. [Obs.]
But, sir, ye lie, I tell you plat. --Rom. of R.
2. Flatly; smoothly; evenly. [Obs.]
n : a map showing planned or actual features of an area (streets
and building lots etc.)
v : make a plat of; "Plat the town" [syn: plot]
[also: platting, platted]