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

1745–55; hand + bill1

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handbill (ˈhændˌbɪl)
a small printed notice for distribution by hand

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Although the handbill advocates peaceful means, violence sometimes erupted between the two factions.
Students have the option of making a brochure, handbill or poster as a culminating activity.
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