place card

noun

Definition of place card

  1. :  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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