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newsie

n.

1875, short for newsboy.

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Historical Examples of newsie

  • The newsie mentioned an address on one of the side streets of San Antonio.

    Funny Stories Told By The Soldiers

    Carleton B. Case

  • The soldiers looked skeptical, but the newsie insisted that he was telling the truth.

  • And after a time another boy, a little New York "newsie," with a pack of evening papers, came loitering along the pier.

    The Harbor

    Ernest Poole