placard (plural placards)
- A sheet of paper or cardboard with a written or printed announcement on one side for display in a public place.
- (obsolete) A public proclamation; a manifesto or edict issued by authority.
- All placards or edicts are published in his name.
- (obsolete) Permission given by authority; a license.
- to give a placard to do something
- (historical) An extra plate on the lower part of the breastplate or backplate of armour.
- (historical) A kind of stomacher, often adorned with jewels, worn in the fifteenth century and later.
- The woodwork and frame of the door of a closet etc.
- French: affiche
- German: Plakat
- Italian: manifesto, cartellone
- Russian: афи́ша
- Spanish: letrero, pancarta (at protest), cartel
placard (placards, present participle placarding; past and past participle placarded)
- To affix a placard to.
- To announce with placards.
- to placard a sale