He looked like silver, but I could feel that he was only electro-plate.
Its electro-plate, but we call it silver by courtesy, laughed Bertram.
Silver forks were unknown, and electro-plate had not then been invented.
They are also employed for preparing the ground for “electro-plate,” for which they are very serviceable.
Electro-plate, for instance, was considered impossible a few years ago.
Really, they were electro-plate, and the glass was plain (for the poor fellow's eyes were excellent).