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placard

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noun plac·ard \ˈpla-kərd, -ˌkärd\

Simple Definition of placard

  • : a large notice or sign put up in a public place or carried by people

Full Definition of placard

  1. 1 :  a notice posted in a public place :  poster

  2. 2 :  a small card or metal plaque

Examples of placard

  1. The placard on the door says that the church was built in the late 1600s.

  2. <a placard announcing a campaign rally at the downtown plaza>



Origin of placard

Middle English placquart formal document, from Middle French placard, from plaquer to make adhere, plate — more at plaque


First Known Use: 1560


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placard

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verb plac·ard \-ˌkärd, -kərd\

Definition of placard

  1. transitive verb
  2. 1 a :  to cover with or as if with posters b :  to post in a public place

  3. 2 :  to announce by or as if by posting



Examples of placard

  1. <placarded the poster about the upcoming play to the bulletin board>

  2. <placarded the news about the planned construction project all over the neighborhood>



1813

First Known Use of placard

1813


PLACARD Defined for Kids

placard

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noun plac·ard \ˈpla-kərd, -ˌkärd\

Definition of placard

  1. :  a large notice or poster for announcing or advertising something





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