noun. plate armor protecting the back; worn as part of a cuirass.
- plate armour
- armor plating
- armor plate
- armour plate
- back (English)
- bak (Middle English (1100-1500))
- plate (English)
- plate (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
Example sentences of the word backplate
1. Noun, singular or mass
Position the new knob over the backplate, and secure with a screw through the back of the drawer or cabinet.