place card

noun

Definition of place card

: a card that marks a place reserved for occupancy airlines have in each seat pocket a place card to be left in the seat when leaving it temporarily specifically : a small usually decorated card inscribed with the name of a guest and set at the place he is to occupy at the dinner table

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“Place card.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/place%20card. Accessed 6 Dec. 2021.

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