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An advertisement (usually printed on a page or in a leaflet) intended for wide distribution.  Synonyms: bill, broadside, circular, flier, flyer, handbill, throwaway.

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"Broadsheet" Quotes from Famous Books

... sense of our true greatness as a poet, than when we encountered, on one occasion, a peripatetic minstrel, deafening the Canongate with the notes of our particular music, and surrounded by an eager crowd demanding the halfpenny broadsheet. "This is fame!" we exclaimed to a legal friend who was beside us; and, with a glow of triumph on our countenance, we descended the North Bridge, to indite another of the same. Notwithstanding this, we cannot aver from experience that our ...
— Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 61, No. 379, May, 1847 • Various

... walked slowly away. He looked at the broadsheet in his hand and read the lines to himself relishingly ...
— Crome Yellow • Aldous Huxley

... A large broadsheet was exposed in the window of this tavern inviting able-bodied seamen and artificers to join the battleship; one of our lieutenants attending each day for a certain number of hours at the little shipping office which was established in the bar parlour ...
— Crown and Anchor - Under the Pen'ant • John Conroy Hutcheson

... gossip of the time must therefore appear commonplace, in resemblance to the panting venue a terre of the toad, instead of the fiery steed's; although we have documentary evidence that our country's heart was moved;—in no common degree, Dr. Glossop's lucid English has it, at the head of a broadsheet ballad discovered by him, wherein the connubially inclined young earl and the nation in turn beseech the countess to resume her place at Esslemont, and so save both from a terrific dragon's jaw, scarlet as the infernal flames; ...
— The Shaving of Shagpat • George Meredith

Words linked to "Broadsheet" :   ad, bill, advert, stuffer, advertizement, advertising, advertizing, advertisement

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