PLACARD in a Sentence

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placard
 n.  sign or notice for display in a public place; small card or plaque, such as nameplate on a door
Classic Sentence:
1  My instructions are, Copperfield, to put this placard on your back.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 5. I AM SENT AWAY FROM HOME
2  With that he took me down, and tied the placard, which was neatly constructed for the purpose, on my shoulders like a knapsack; and wherever I went, afterwards, I had the consolation of carrying it.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 5. I AM SENT AWAY FROM HOME
3  What I suffered from that placard, nobody can imagine.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 5. I AM SENT AWAY FROM HOME
4  "I've been nailing the placard on the Barn," she said, giving him a little pat on the shoulder.
Between the Acts (1941) By Virginia Woolf
Get Context   In Unit 1
5  The Barn to which Lucy had nailed her placard was a great building in the farmyard.
Between the Acts (1941) By Virginia Woolf
Get Context   In Unit 2
6  The first had been blown down, or the village idiot, who always tore down what had been nailed up, had done it, and was chuckling over the placard under the shade of some hedge.
Between the Acts (1941) By Virginia Woolf
Get Context   In Unit 2
7  He brought out the placard, which was quite a work of art.
The Jungle By Upton Sinclair
Get Context   In Chapter 4
8  The center of the placard was occupied by a house, brilliantly painted, new, and dazzling.
The Jungle By Upton Sinclair
Get Context   In Chapter 4
9  Sometimes the fatal numbers appeared upon the walls, sometimes upon the floors, occasionally they were on small placards stuck upon the garden gate or the railings.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In PART II: CHAPTER IV. A FLIGHT FOR LIFE
10  He needed some solace, doling out preachments to asthmatic elders, perpetually repairing the perpetually falling steeple, by means of placards nailed to Barns.
Between the Acts (1941) By Virginia Woolf
Get Context   In Unit 1
11  The factory-bells had need to ring their loudest that morning to disperse the groups of workers who stood in the tardy daybreak, collected round the placards, devouring them with eager eyes.
Hard Times By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In BOOK 3: CHAPTER III
12  She looked doubtfully at the impenetrable reality of yawning trolley conductor and sleepy passengers and placards advertising soap and underwear.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER XVII
13  At the moment when one expects it the least, God placards a meteor on the wall of the firmament.
Les Misérables (V4) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 12: CHAPTER II—PRELIMINARY GAYETIES
Example Sentence:
1  My placard is a piece of cardboard rescued from the bin in my sister's house.
2  To the unemployed youth from Dublin, the "No Irish Need Apply" placard in the shop window was a blatant mark of prejudice.
3  We'll placard the wall with advertisements.