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broadsheet (n.)

also broad-sheet, 1705, "large sheet of paper printed on one side only," from broad (adj.) + sheet (n.1). By 1831 as "a broadsheet newspaper."

updated on August 14, 2022

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Definitions of broadsheet from WordNet

broadsheet (n.)
an advertisement (usually printed on a page or in a leaflet) intended for wide distribution;
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