Platting



[plat] /plæt/

noun
1.
a plot of ground.
2.
a plan or map, as of land.
verb (used with object), platted, platting.
3.
to make a plat of; plot.
[plat] /plæt/
noun
1.
a plait or braid.
verb (used with object), platted, platting.
2.
to plait; braid.
/plæt/
noun
1.
a small area of ground; plot
/plæt/
noun, verb (dialect) plats, platting, platted
1.
a variant spelling of plait
n.

“piece of ground,” 1510s, from plot (q.v.), assimilated to Middle English adjective plat “flat,” which is from Old French plat “flat, stretched out” (see plateau (n.)). See OED for full explanation.
v.

“to interweave,” late 14c., variant of plait (v.). Related: Platted; platting.

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