Definition of placard :
1. A kind of stomacher, often adorned with jewels, worn in the fifteenth century and later.
2. A public proclamation; a manifesto or edict issued by authority.
3. A written or printed paper, as an advertisement or a declaration, posted, or to be posted, in a public place; a poster.
4. An extra plate on the lower part of the breastplate or backplate.
5. Permission given by authority; a license; as, to give a placard to do something.
6. To announce by placards; as, to placard a sale.
7. To post placards upon or within; as, to placard a wall, to placard the city.
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circular (part of speech: adjective)
- Now and then he spoke to his dogs, and once he stopped before a newspaper office, which had a placard bearing these lines: The Coming Passion Play In the Chaudiere Valley. - "The Right of Way, Volume 5.", Gilbert Parker.
- Amongst others, take the facts described in a placard now sticking against the walls. - "Memoirs of Henry Hunt, Esq. Volume 3", Henry Hunt.
- Anne Marie would buy hers round about the market; Jeanne Marie would stop anywhere along her milk course and buy hers, and they would go together in the afternoon to stand with the little crowd watching the placard upon which the winning numbers were to be written. - "Balcony Stories", Grace E. King.