Origin of plaque
Examples from the Web for plaque
Contemporary Examples of plaque
The plaque honoring “la Nueve” speaks to how memory is often overlaid by the hedging of history.Who Liberated Paris in August 1944?
August 24, 2014
The Queen met BBC stalwarts including David Dimbleby and Sir Bruce Forsyth, before unveiling a plaque marking the occasion.Buckingham Palace Says Duke's Surgery Today Was 'Planned'
June 7, 2013
Carroll hopes to erect a plaque in her former home and at the hotel where she also lived.Meet America’s Indiana Jones: Andrew Carroll Searches for Forgotten History Across the U.S.
May 14, 2013
After the 1994 election, the seven new Republican congresswomen presented Rush Limbaugh with a plaque saying, “Rush Was Right.”The Original Mama Grizzlies
September 20, 2010
Historical Examples of plaque
There was not even a book for her to replace, or a plaque to tuck away.The Silver Poppy
This plaque has furnished the simple yet sufficient title for this volume.Michael Faraday
This plaque was stolen, I believe, while the other riches were gifts from King Montezuma.
Roger took the plaque and spread out the roll of parchment attached.
Yes, gentles and people, I commend this plaque to your careful attention.
Word Origin for plaque
1848, "ornamental plate or tablet," from French plaque "metal plate, coin" (15c.), perhaps through Flemish placke "small coin," from Middle Dutch placke "disk, patch, stain," related to German Placken "spot, patch" (cf. placard). Meaning "deposit on walls of arteries" is first attested 1891; that of "bacteria deposits on teeth" is 1898.