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What is the name of?

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What is the name of?

The sign board erected by an estate agent outside a property for sale or let.
I've always thought it to be a 'shingle' as in 'hang out the shingle' used by various professions. I mentioned this to an estate agent on Saturday as in 'the wind must have damaged a lot of your shingles' who admitted he called it a 'for sale board', never heard it called a shingle.
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Shingle
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Informal. a small signboard, especially as hung before a doctor's or lawyer's office.

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hang out one's shingle, Informal. to establish a professional practice, especially in law or medicine; open an office.

Can't say as I've heard it called anything specific.

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