What does the word plaque mean?

Usage examples for plaque

  1. I wondered if they would have been interested in seeing the Dicken's plaque nearby. – Point Spread Poems by Paul Cameron Brown
  2. Thus posed and modelled in high relief on a tile- shaped plaque, Mr. Kemeys's coon forms a most desirable ornament for some wise man's sideboard or mantle- piece, where it may one day be pointed out as the only surviving representative of its species. – Confessions and Criticisms by Julian Hawthorne