Origin of signboard
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Examples from the Web for signboard
Besides this he swore that the name James Kelly was on the signboard.
His name was not on the signboard, and the license was for another person.
Copernicus was, indeed, a man of forty when Holbein was painting this Signboard in 1516.Holbein
It was his horse pawing with cold and impatience behind the signboard.The Fighting Shepherdess
This species of weather-vane which looked upon the pavement was the signboard.Notre-Dame de Paris
- a board carrying a sign or notice, esp one used to advertise a product, event, etc
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Word Origin and History for signboard
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