1. backplate plate armor protecting the back; worn as part of a cuirass
  2. legibility a quality of writing that can be easily read
  3. duck-billed having a beak resembling that of a duck
  4. block plane a small plane used on end grains of wood
  5. lucubrate add details, as to an account or idea
  6. bookplate a label identifying the owner of a book in which it is pasted
  7. kick pleat pleat in back of a straight skirt to allow ease in walking
  8. folk ballad a song that is traditionally sung by the common people of a region and forms part of their culture
  9. La Plata an estuary between Argentina and Uruguay
  10. lag bolt a heavy woodscrew with a square or hexagonal head that is driven in with a wrench
  11. L-plate a square plate bearing the letter L that is attached to both ends of a car to indicate that the driver is a learner
  12. Black Plague the epidemic form of bubonic plague experienced during the Middle Ages when it killed nearly half the people of western Europe
  13. jack plane a carpenter's plane for rough finishing
  14. Lake Balaton a large shallow lake in western Hungary
  15. rock plant plant that grows on or among rocks or is suitable for a rock garden
  16. long plane a long carpenter's plane used to shape the edges of boards so they will fit together
  17. duck pate a pate made from duck liver
  18. hockey player an athlete who plays hockey
  19. thick-billed having a thick beak
  20. black belt a black sash worn to show expert standards in the martial arts (judo or karate)

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