placard


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parge coat, pargeting, pargework

1. Elaborate plasterwork; especially an ornamental facing for plaster walls decorated with figures in low relief.
2. The interior lining of a chimney flue used to improve its fire protection and to provide a smooth surface.
3. A coat of cement mortar on the face of rough masonry construction.

placard

A notice placed in aircraft in plain sight of the appropriate aircrew that gives information, usually regarding aircraft operation. Normally, this information relates to aircraft limitations and maintenance specifications. The figures on these placards are referred to as placard values.
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My instructions are, Copperfield, to put this placard on your back.
That gentleman was a sort of Barnum, the director of a troupe of mountebanks, jugglers, clowns, acrobats, equilibrists, and gymnasts, who, according to the placard, was giving his last performances before leaving the Empire of the Sun for the States of the Union.
t seemed a smallmatter to them that the newspaper and cigarette shop opposite displayed such placards as this:--
A step paused outside his door, and he knew that the person, whoever it might be, was considering the placard, and debating whether to honor its decree or not.
He shall see his name in every vile paper, mine on every hideous placard.
Again he passed his long, slender hand caressingly over the coffin-like vat at the head of which was a placard bearing the words, NUMBER THIRTEEN.
Hugh," she exclaimed, pointing to a placard which a newsboy was carrying, "that is the one thing I cannot bear, the one thing which I think if I were a man would turn me into a savage
The Hay Denvers had hardly moved in before number two also struck its placard, and again the ladies found that they had no reason to be discontented with their neighbors.
No, it's not what you might call 'earty," said Austin, shaking his head and glancing up at the deplorable placard.
The good people of the Hague had chopped off the flesh of its victims, but faithfully carried the remainder to the gibbet, to have a pretext for a double inscription written on a huge placard, on which Cornelius; with the keen sight of a young man of twenty-eight, was able to read the following lines, daubed by the coarse brush of a sign-painter: --
THE President of a great Corporation went into a dry-goods shop and saw a placard which read:
Close to the rude landing-stage was a small brick house, with a wooden placard slung out through the second window.