|v. t.||1.||To form by interlaying interweaving; to braid; to plait.|
|n.||1.||Work done by platting or braiding; a plait.|
|1.||A small piece or plot of ground laid out with some design, or for a special use; usually, a portion of flat, even ground.|
|v. t.||1.||To lay out in plats or plots, as ground.|
|a.||1.||Plain; flat; level.|
|adv.||1.||Plainly; flatly; downright.|
|2.||Flatly; smoothly; evenly.|
|n.||1.||The flat or broad side of a sword.|
|2.||A plot; a plan; a design; a diagram; a map; a chart.|
|Noun||1.||plat - a map showing planned or actual features of an area (streets and building lots etc.)|
|Verb||1.||plat - make a plat of; "Plat the town"|
PLAT. A map of a piece of land, in which are marked the courses and
distances of the different lines, and the quantity of land it contains.
2. Such a plat;nay be given in evidence in ascertaining the position of the land, and what is included, and may serve to settle the figure of a survey, and correct mistakes. 5 Monr. 160. See 17 Mass. 211; 5 Greenl. 219; 7 Greenl, 61; 4 Wheat. 444; 14 Mass. 149.