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90s Slang You Should Know

picture postcard

postcard (def 1).
Origin of picture postcard
First recorded in 1905-10 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • From his pocket-book, Judge Hoyt took a picture postcard, and handed it to the boy.

    The Mark of Cain Carolyn Wells
  • This has been especially the case since the introduction of the picture postcard.

  • Each window gave a picture postcard view of the city he was leaving.

    Jerry's Charge Account Hazel Hutchins Wilson
  • And more than that, Ellen writes him a picture postcard every week.

    The Rosie World Parker Fillmore
  • A bill from the stores, and a picture postcard from an old nurse.

    An Unknown Lover Mrs. George de Horne Vaizey
  • The introduction of the picture postcard gave a great impetus to the use of this means of correspondence.

  • picture postcard Stand, for which the only necessities will be two pegs and a piece of wood for a base (Fig. 44).

    Toy-Making at Home Morley Adams
  • I do not now travel much out of my way to see the original of the picture postcard.

  • Later, a good deal later, when the picture postcard was invented, Howell did rather well out of that too.

    Mushroom Town Oliver Onions
  • Maybe others have had like experience and the picture postcard as a guide to the Continent has lost its value.

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