placard definition

  • noun:
    • A sign or notice for show in a public spot.
    • A small card or plaque, such as for instance a nameplate on a door.
    • A sheet of report or cardboard with a written or printed statement using one part for display in a public place.
    • A public proclamation; a manifesto or edict released by authority.
    • authorization provided by expert; a license.
    • A written or imprinted paper, as an ad or a declaration, published, or even be published, in a public spot; a poster.
    • a supplementary dish on the reduced part of the breastplate or backplate.
    • some sort of stomacher, usually adorned with jewels, worn inside fifteenth century and soon after.
    • A written or imprinted report showing some proclamation or announcement, and designed to be published in a public destination to attract community interest; a posting-bill; a poster.
    • An edict, manifesto, proclamation, or command given by authority.
    • A public license, or one provided by authority; a license.
    • In medieval armor, same as placcate.
    • A plate or label upon which to place a mark of ownership.
    • Pargeting; parget-work.
    • The woodwork or cabinet-work composing the doorway of a closet, etc., with its framework.
    • A closet created or built in a wall, so only the home can be viewed from outside.
    • an indicator published in a public location as an ad
  • verb-transitive:
    • To announce or promote through placards.
    • to publish placards on or in.
    • To display as a placard.
    • To post placards upon or within.
    • To announce by placards.
  • verb:
    • To affix a placard to.
    • To announce with placards.
    • post in a community destination
    • publicize or announce by placards
  • others:
    • To post placards upon: as, to placard the wall space of a town.
    • to create known or make public in the form of placards: as, to placard the failure of a bank.

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