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Metal strips or plates attached to the bottom rail of a door for protection against marring, as by shoes; also, plates, usually metal, used to create a lip or ridge at the open edge of a stair platform or floor, or at the back edge or open ends of a stair tread. MEANS

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door plates (finish hardware)

Term used for

kick plates
plates, kick

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12yrs ago

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