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handbill

[ hand-bil ]
/ ˈhændˌbɪl /
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noun

a small printed notice, advertisement, or announcement, usually for distribution by hand.

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Origin of handbill

First recorded in 1745–55; hand + bill1
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handbill
/ (ˈhændˌbɪl) /

noun

a small printed notice for distribution by hand
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