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Handbill   /hˈændbˌɪl/   Listen

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

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"Handbill" Quotes from Famous Books

... was treated as the wisest, best, and most powerful of nations, with the Czar second only to God himself. We could not leave our native village without permission from the police. No Pole could fill any public office. No Pole was permitted to publish a book or a newspaper or even a handbill, until a Russian censor had passed upon it. If you ever visit Poland, you will notice, here and there, groups of tall wooden crosses. They mark graves. But if one of those crosses decays or falls down, ...
— The Destroyer - A Tale of International Intrigue • Burton Egbert Stevenson

... be difficult to exaggerate the effect produced upon the populace of Paris by this intemperate handbill. If any part of the ceremonial of the church was deeply rooted in the devotion of the common people, it was the service of the mass. And in attacking the doctrine of the Real Presence, the authors of this libel, distributed under cover of the darkness, had, ...
— The Rise of the Hugenots, Vol. 1 (of 2) • Henry Martyn Baird

... formed for the celebration of the French revolution on the 14th of July, the anniversary of the taking of the Bastille. Such an association was formed at Birmingham, and a few days before the appointed feast a printed handbill was circulated throughout the town, which seemed to be intended as a direct challenge and defiance to the anti-revolutionists; to those who were advocates for church and state. This hand-bill was without signature, and it read thus:—"My countrymen, the second year of Gallic ...
— The History of England in Three Volumes, Vol.III. - From George III. to Victoria • E. Farr and E. H. Nolan

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

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