Definitions

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  • adjective Without a plate or plates.

Etymologies

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plate +‎ -less

Examples

  • Yet Cannondale is completely free to sell these pie-plateless machines.

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  • Let us also imagine our hero standing atop the now-pie plateless Bianchi, beating the air with his or her--I know nothing of goose-sexing mighty wings and honking in triumph.

    Uncommon Valor: Protecting Humanity for Flock's Sake

  • The majesty of the goose's outstretched wings juxtaposed with the look of abject horror on the rider's face as he realizes that it is indeed too late to repent for his pie plate-loving ways makes me as proud to be a pie plateless cyclist as it's possible to be.

    Uncommon Valor: Protecting Humanity for Flock's Sake

  • Such was the really delightful and thoughtful custom, in those fashion-plateless days, among persons of wealth in that and other churches; it was, in fact, part of the wedding celebration.

    Sabbath in Puritan New England

  • The table was half covered with a dirty cloth, on which stood a loaf of bread (plateless), a small dish ready to receive the fry, and a jug of beer.

    Thyrza

  • This was eaten on the plateless system, which is performed by placing a slice of bread upon the table, the meat flat upon the bread, a mustard plaster upon the meat, and a pinch of salt upon the whole, then cutting them vertically downwards with a large pocket-knife till wood is reached, when the severed lamp is impaled on the knife, elevated, and sent the proper way of food.

    Far from the Madding Crowd

  • This was eaten on the plateless system, which is performed by placing a slice of bread upon the table, the meat flat upon the bread, a mustard plaster upon the meat, and a pinch of salt upon the whole, then cutting them vertically downwards with a large pocket-knife till wood is reached, when the severed lamp is impaled on the knife, elevated, and sent the proper way of food.

    Far from the Madding Crowd

  • If you had a new car, you could drive plateless for 6 months of course, you still had to register.

    Gizmodo

  • Is the law really that hard on license plateless vehicles?

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  • This, however, was not the case for the next batch of highly ranked DTs; tamper resistant technologies; absorbers and emitters, plateless digital printing; conductive coatings and polymer raw material development - where their commercial development fell short of expectations.

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