PLACARD's Sentences and Contexts

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 Sentences of placard
Definition:
n. sign or notice for display in a public place; small card or plaque, such as nameplate on a door
Example:
My placard is a piece of cardboard rescued from the bin in my sister's house.
Sentence in Classic:
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 Context
He found my placard in his way when he came up or down behind the form on which I sat, and wanted to make a cut at me in passing; for this reason it was soon taken off, and I saw it no more.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens Context
It was quite wonderful to see how fine the house looked, with all the things in it, even by the dim light of a lamp: it was really home, and almost as exciting as the placard had described it.
The Jungle By Upton Sinclair Context
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 Context
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 Context
Many ears and eyes were busy with a vision of the matter of these placards, among turning spindles, rattling looms, and whirling wheels, for hours afterwards; and when the Hands cleared out again into the streets, there were still as many readers as before.
Hard Times By Charles Dickens Context
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 Context