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PLACARD (15th cent. Fr. plackart, fro...

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Originally appearing in Volume V21, Page 691 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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PLACARD (15th cent. Fr. plackart, from plaquier; mod. plaquer, to plaster), a bill or poster pasted or affixed to a wall or in any prominent position for the purpose of giving notice to the public of a proclamation, police or other regulations, or of forthcoming events or the like.
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