place card

place card
'place card
n
a small card with someone's name on it, which is put on a table to show where they are going to sit

Dictionary of contemporary English. 2013.

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  • place card — place cards N COUNT A place card is a small card with a person s name on it which is put on a table at a formal meal to indicate where that person is to sit …   English dictionary

  • place card — place ,card noun count a small card with someone s name written on it that you put on a table to show them where to sit, usually at a formal meal …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • place card — ☆ place card n. any of the small cards bearing the names of guests and set at the place that each is to occupy at a table …   English World dictionary

  • place card — noun : a card that marks a place reserved for occupancy airlines have in each seat pocket a place card to be left in the seat when leaving it temporarily specifically : a small usually decorated card inscribed with the name of a guest and set at… …   Useful english dictionary

  • place card — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms place card : singular place card plural place cards a small card with someone s name written on it that you put on a table to show them where to sit, usually at a formal meal …   English dictionary

  • place card — /ˈpleɪs kad/ (say plays kahd) noun a card put by each place at a dinner table, etc., indicating who is to sit there …  

  • place card — a small card with the name of a guest on it, placed on the table, to indicate where he or she is to sit. [1920 25] * * * …   Universalium

  • place card — noun A card set down at a table to inform a guest where they are to sit …   Wiktionary

  • place card — noun (C) a small card with someone s name on it, put on a table to show where they are going to sit …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • card — [[t]kɑ͟ː(r)d[/t]] ♦♦ cards 1) N COUNT A card is a piece of stiff paper or thin cardboard on which something is written or printed. Check the numbers below against the numbers on your card. 2) N COUNT: with supp, usu n N A card is a piece of… …   English dictionary

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