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  • verb Simple past tense and past participle of placard.


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  • The first taste usually comes from seeing your name placarded on a dead wall between some equally distinguished rolled oats and a new five-cent cigar.

    The Henchman Mark Lee Luther

  • In the afternoon all the San Francisco specials were full of the incident, and Hamar, seeing his name placarded for the first time, was so overcome that he spent the rest of the evening in the hotel deliberating how he could best turn his sudden notoriety to account.

    The Sorcery Club Elliott O'Donnell 1918

  • It was, in its tri-lingual character, a sign of Israel's degradation and a flourishing of the whip in their faces, as a government order in English placarded in a Bengalee village might be, or a Russian ukase in Warsaw.

    Expositions of Holy Scripture: St. John Chaps. XV to XXI Alexander Maclaren 1868

  • So, keeping up the metaphor, the word might be rendered, as has been suggested by some eminent scholars, 'placarded' -- 'Before whose eyes

    Expositions of Holy Scripture Second Corinthians, Galatians, and Philippians Chapters I to End. Colossians, Thessalonians, and First Timothy. Alexander Maclaren 1868

  • He had a neat little shop close to a jeweller's; next morning I passed that shop and noticed my name placarded there, surrounded by gold lockets, for that cunning nigger and his gilded friend were making a rich harvest of my shaved curls.

    My Life as an Author Tupper, Martin F 1886

  • "He is in Rome also," said Madame Bozier, "I saw his name placarded in the streets only yesterday, and also outside one of the leading theatres.

    The Master-Christian Marie Corelli 1889

  • But I had yet to experience the worst I ever felt in the whole course of my life, and that was on the day of publication; when I went out in the morning, and read my illustrious name placarded in large letters on the street walls!

    Library of the World's Best Literature, Ancient and Modern — Volume 3 Charles Dudley Warner 1864

  • From time to time the city was placarded with the proclamations of organized labour — these had been printed months before, and evidenced how thoroughly the I.L.W. had prepared for the strike.


  • They placarded the walls with advertisements for power-loom weavers.

    Mary Barton 2010

  • PD and DOT Hazmat routinely stop placarded trucks for spot checks, or required roadside inspections.

    EXTRALIFE – By Scott Johnson - EL reader sent this in: Explosives Truck 2008


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