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picture postcard

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noun
  1. postcard(def 1).
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Origin of picture postcard

First recorded in 1905–10
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

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  • I've been in the foc'sle and there ain't so much as a photo nor a picture-postcard nailed up.

    Captain Calamity

    Rolf Bennett

  • It was painfully amusing to him to see Matildas face in the picture-postcard shops.

    Old Mole

    Gilbert Cannan

  • Mr. Burrowes with growing excitement felt in his breast-pocket and produced a picture-postcard, which he thrust into her hand.

  • Not so very long afterwards Adela and I had a honeymoon, followed by a picture-postcard from Herbert.

  • The picture-postcard, as an educative and refining influence, has left an abiding mark upon the youth of the present day.