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Placard meaning

placard - 9 dictionary results

  1. 1. A public proclamation; a manifesto or edict issued by authority.
  2. 2. Permission given by authority; a license; as, to give a placard to do something.
  3. 3. A written or printed paper, as an advertisement or a declaration, posted, or to be posted, in a public place; a poster.
  4. 4. An extra plate on the lower part of the breastplate or backplate.
  5. 5. A kind of stomacher, often adorned with jewels, worn in the fifteenth century and later.
  6. 6. To post placards upon or within; as, to placard a wall, to placard the city.
  7. 7. To announce by placards; as, to placard a sale.
  8. 8. Printed bill stuck on a wall.
  9. 9. To make public by placards.

placard - examples of usage

  1. This report reads as follows: " We have decided that it was not best to placard the town in an endeavor to make history; that with the sum at the disposal of the town, and those of the earliest dates, leaving to the future the memorials, if any, of recent events and more modern times."
  2. Half an hour later, when the representatives were pouring into the rotunda for dinner, a crowd was pressing thickly around the desk to read a placard pinned on the wall above it.
  3. Then, sir, said one present, I charge you with writing the placard- for I saw it in your hand writing.
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