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[pley-ter; for 2 also plat-er] /ˈpleɪ tər; for 2 also ˈplæt ər/

a person or thing that .
an inferior race horse.
a person or thing that plates
(horse racing)


A racehorse, esp an inferior one; beetle, pig (1920s+ Horse racing)

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