back plate

  n.
   a thin piece of metal, usually with a concave portion, used with machine screws to fasten certain types of cylinders to a door

Locksmith dictionary . 2014.

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  • Plate armour — is personal armour made from large metal plates, worn on the chest and sometimes the entire body. History Plate armour protecting the chest and the lower limbs was used by the ancient Greeks and Romans, but it fell into disuse after the collapse… …   Wikipedia

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