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. Looking out of the window now into the quiet night, the watch- fires dotting the plain had a fascination for her greater than the wonder of the southern sky and its plaque of indigo sprinkled with silver dust and diamonds. – The Judgment House by Gilbert Parker
  3. 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