from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A sign or notice for display in a public place.
- n. A small card or plaque, such as a nameplate on a door.
- transitive v. To announce or advertise by means of placards.
- transitive v. To post placards on or in.
- transitive v. To display as a placard.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A sheet of paper or cardboard with a written or printed announcement on one side for display in a public place.
- v. To affix a placard to.
- v. To announce with placards.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A public proclamation; a manifesto or edict issued by authority.
- n. Permission given by authority; a license.
- n. A written or printed paper, as an advertisement or a declaration, posted, or to be posted, in a public place; a poster.
- n. An extra plate on the lower part of the breastplate or backplate.
- n. A kind of stomacher, often adorned with jewels, worn in the fifteenth century and later.
- transitive v. To post placards upon or within.
- transitive v. To announce by placards.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A written or printed paper displaying some proclamation or announcement, and intended to be posted in a public place to attract public attention; a posting-bill; a poster.
- n. An edict, manifesto, proclamation, or command issued by authority.
- n. A public permit, or one given by authority; a license.
- n. In medieval armor, same as placcate.
- n. A plate or tag on which to place a mark of ownership.
- n. Pargeting; parget-work.
- n. The woodwork or cabinet-work composing the door of a closet, etc., with its framework.
- n. A closet formed or built in a wall, so that only the door is visible from the exterior.
- To post placards upon: as, to placard the walls of a town.
- To make known or make public by means of placards: as, to placard the failure of a bank.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- v. post in a public place
- n. a sign posted in a public place as an advertisement
- v. publicize or announce by placards
I swallowed and read the title placard, strangely grateful that I was the only one standing here at the moment.
Lessor gets off the plane, and his driver Felipe Ortega is waiting for him, holding up a name placard.
And Pilate wrote a title placard and put it on the cross.
Â Over five thousand dollars in $20 bills was found along the Columbia River in 1980 and a placard from the plane was also discovered.
Over five thousand dollars in $20 bills was found along the Columbia River in 1980 and a placard from the plane was also discovered.
There was initially a name placard for him next to his siblings, but it was removed at the last minute, so he just lurked outside the tent.
A stagehand stole forward and removed a placard from the rostrum that read:
Note 39: Translation of a Chinese placard from the Great Mandarin Koxinga, 20 November 1655, VOC 1213: 556 – 557, quote at 557. back
During the excavation, the remains of three crosses were found in a cave, along with the nails used to crucify Jesus and the placard from the cross of Jesus, declaring him "King of the Jews,".
My placard is a piece of cardboard rescued from the bin in my sister's house.