Origin of nameplate
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Examples from the Web for nameplate
Conor arrived at Midtown South and donned his uniform, a nameplate reading “McDonald,” and shield 15798 gleaming on his chest.NYPD Scandals Obscure the Decency of the Majority, Cops Say
November 11, 2011
Now paint the sides, ends and handles, but be careful not to cover the nameplate.
For this one hour charge, use the "starting" rate, as stamped on the nameplate.
The carriage paused at a fine residence with just a nameplate on the door.The Girls at Mount Morris
Amanda Minnie Douglas
The nameplate on the appliance will give the voltage required for proper operation as well as either amperage or watts.Electricity for the 4-H Scientist
Eric B. Wilson
Mr. Parker offered Penny a paper, smiling as he saw her stare at the nameplate.The Secret Pact
Mildred A. Wirt
- a small panel on or next to the door of a room or building, bearing the occupant's name and profession
Word Origin and History for nameplate
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper