Origin of pamphlet
Examples from the Web for pamphlet
Occasionally a pamphlet for a salsa class might be tossed on a doorstop or stuck on a pole near a bus stop.Iran’s Becoming a Footloose Nation as Dance Lessons Spread|IranWire|January 2, 2015|DAILY BEAST
One attack came in the form of an interview in "Olam Katan," a weekly pamphlet distributed in synagogues across the country.
As I thumbed through the pamphlet I turned to page 5, state measures.
The pamphlet obtained for its author two months imprisonment.Old and New Paris, v. 2|Henry Sutherland Edwards
The first argument in this pamphlet is founded on the sovereignty of the powers of Congress.
Careful reading of the pamphlet, however, shows that these stocks are not a part of the exchange list.Twenty Years a Detective in the Wickedest City in the World|Clifton R. Wooldridge
Mr. Henson sends me the pamphlet himself "with his compliments," and I have read it carefully.Flowers of Freethought|George W. Foote
I also found five-and-twenty pounds in gold on your secretary's table the day after the pamphlet appeared.The Golden Butterfly|Walter Besant
Word Origin for pamphlet
"small, unbound treatise," late 14c., from Anglo-Latin panfletus, popular short form of "Pamphilus, seu de Amore" ("Pamphilus, or about Love"), a short 12c. Latin love poem popular and widely copied in Middle Ages; the name from Greek pamphilos "loved by all," from pan- "all" + philos "loving, dear" see -phile). Meaning "brief work dealing with questions of current interest" is late 16c.