I. noun Etymology: Middle English placquart formal document, from Middle French placard, from plaquer to make adhere, plate — more at plaque Date: 1560 1. a notice posted in a public place ; poster 2. a small card or metal plaque II. transitive verb Date: 1813 1. a. to cover with or as if with posters b. to post in a public place 2. to announce by or as if by posting

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