Words and Phrases



  • small coin
  • the sixth-part of a penny

Alternative spelling/meaning:

Makkar o placks - toymaker

In Literature:

Excerpt from The Wish by Sarah Leech

For wealth I dinna care a plack,
I’m with my lot contented

Excerpt from To the Potatoe by James Orr

With them galore, an’ whyles a plack
to mak’ me frisky,
I’ll fen an’ barley freely lack -
except in whisky

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