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from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In steam-boilers, a plate from which a ring is made; a plate forming a zone or belt and thus making a part of the cylindrical shell of a steam-boiler.


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  • The smith's art is shown in the fine candelabrum and in the knocker or ring-plate, perforated with Gothic design, still backed with its original morocco leather.

    Vanishing England

  • This ring-plate is in one of the original bedrooms.

    Vanishing England


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