[pleys-hohl-der] /ˈpleɪsˌhoʊl dər/
Mathematics, Logic. a symbol in an expression that may be replaced by the name of any element of the set.
a person who holds a government office, especially one appointed to the position in return for political support or favors.
[pleys-kik] /ˈpleɪsˌkɪk/ Football. verb (used with object) 1. to make (a field goal or point after touchdown) by a . 2. to kick (the ball) as held for a . verb (used without object) 3. to make a . noun, Football. 1. a kick in which the ball is held nearly upright on the ground […]
[pleys] /pleɪs/ noun 1. a particular portion of space, whether of definite or indefinite extent. 2. space in general: time and place. 3. the specific portion of space normally occupied by anything: The vase is in its place. Every item on the shelf had its place. 4. a space, area, or spot, set apart or […]
noun 1. a mat set on a dining table beneath a place setting. n. 1949, from place (n.) + mat (n.).
[pleys-muh n] /ˈpleɪs mən/ noun, plural placemen. British. 1. a person appointed to a position, especially one in the government, as a reward for political support of an elected official. /ˈpleɪsmən/ noun (pl) -men 1. (Brit, derogatory) a person who holds a public office, esp for private profit and as a reward for political support