It crouched over a metallic container, round, not unlike a covered plate, that had been sprung open.
She was carrying home a covered plate of some fish for him to try.
Carefully setting her burden on the table, she left briefly only to return with a covered plate.
Enough so it didn't look like a covered plate, but it wasn't easy to read the numbers.
When he returned, a thick envelope holding the afternoon's typing lay on his desk, along with a covered plate.
They passed the two men carrying a covered plate of sandwiches.
Then they brought in covered plates and tureens.
Truth looked down at the covered plate before her.
Mrs Abigail carried the two covered plates, one on top of the other, using a tea-towel because they were hot.
She had a covered plate in her hands: the cake, presumably.