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 for plaque
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Plaque \Plaque\, n. [F. Cf. Plack, and see Placard.]
     Any flat, thin piece of metal, clay, ivory, or the like, used
     for ornament, or for painting pictures upon, as a slab,
     plate, dish, or the like, hung upon a wall; also, a smaller
     decoration worn on the person, as a brooch.
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  plaque
      n 1: (pathology) a small abnormal patch on or inside the body
      2: a memorial made of brass [syn: brass, memorial tablet,
         plaque]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  66 Moby Thesaurus words for "plaque":
     arch, award, badge, barrow, boundary stone, brass, brooch, bust,
     cairn, cenotaph, column, cromlech, cross, cup, cyclolith, dolmen,
     footstone, grave, gravestone, headstone, hoarstone, honor,
     inscription, insignia, marker, mausoleum, medal, medallion,
     megalith, memento, memorial, memorial arch, memorial column,
     memorial statue, memorial stone, menhir, monolith, monument, mound,
     necrology, obelisk, obituary, panel, patch, pillar, pin, plaquette,
     plate, prize, pyramid, reliquary, remembrance, ribbon,
     rostral column, shaft, shrine, slab, stela, stone, stupa, tablet,
     testimonial, tomb, tombstone, tope, trophy
  
  

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