ETYM French, from plaquer to lay or clap on, plaque plate, tablet; probably from Dutch, cf. Dutch plakken to paste, post up, plak a flat piece of wood.
1. A public proclamation, posted as a sign or poster.
2. A written or printed paper, as an advertisement, posted,in a public place; a poster.
1. To post in a public place.
2. To publicize or announce by placards; SYN. bill.