1. a person or thing that plates
2. (Individual Sports & Recreations / Horse Racing) Horse racing
a. a mediocre horse entered chiefly for minor races
b. a blacksmith who shoes racehorses with the special type of light shoe used for racing
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003
yeah we have a pretty cool last name if you ask me.