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picture postcard

noun
1.
postcard (def 1).
Origin of picture postcard
1905-1910
First recorded in 1905-10
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  • Then, again, maybe, the picture postcard led to disappointment.

  • They were sitting at that moment where she had made a cross on the picture postcard.

    Regiment of Women Clemence Dane
  • "Durned if she don't look like a picture postcard," he murmured ecstatically.

    Captain Calamity

    Rolf Bennett
  • From his pocket-book, Judge Hoyt took a picture postcard, and handed it to the boy.

    The Mark of Cain Carolyn Wells
  • A bill from the stores, and a picture postcard from an old nurse.

    An Unknown Lover Mrs. George de Horne Vaizey
  • This has been especially the case since the introduction of the picture postcard.

  • The motto on a picture postcard is often a whole day's work.

    Royal Highness Thomas Mann
  • And more than that, Ellen writes him a picture postcard every week.

    The Rosie World Parker Fillmore
  • The introduction of the picture postcard gave a great impetus to the use of this means of correspondence.

  • The picture postcard has strengthened the position of the letter rate in another way, viz.

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