playbill

[ pley-bil ]
/ ˈpleɪˌbɪl /
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noun

a program or announcement of a play.

Origin of playbill

First recorded in 1665–75; play + bill1
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British Dictionary definitions for play-bill

playbill

/ (ˈpleɪˌbɪl) /

noun

a poster or bill advertising a play
the programme of a play
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Word Origin and History for play-bill

play-bill


n.

also playbill, 1670s, from play (n.) + bill (n.1).

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