silver-plate

silver-plate
verb
plate with silver
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silverplate a watch

Syn: ↑silverplate
Derivationally related forms: ↑silver plate, ↑silver plate (for: ↑silverplate)
Hypernyms: ↑plate
Verb Frames:
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Somebody ——s something

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\\ˈ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷| ̷ ̷\ transitive verb
Etymology: silver plate
: to electroplate with silver

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/sil"veuhr playt"/, v.t., silver-plated, silver-plating.
to coat (base metal) with silver, esp. by electroplating.

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