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show bill

or showbill

an advertising poster.
a list of attractions, as for a new theatrical season; roster.
Origin of show bill
First recorded in 1795-1805 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • I think of getting up a show bill with list of prices affixed.

    My Wife and I Harriet Beecher Stowe
  • Had she, he asked himself, been sitting there reading his mind as though it were a show bill, printed in large type?

    Ann Arbor Tales Karl Edwin Harriman
  • The Indian boy on the show bill was the nearest approach to a shape of life that met his gaze.

    The Red Moccasins Morrison Heady
British Dictionary definitions for show bill

show bill

a poster advertising a play or show Also called show card
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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