brochure

[broh-shoor, -shur]
noun
a pamphlet or leaflet.

Origin:
1755–65; < French, derivative of brocher to stitch (a book). See broach, -ure

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brochure (ˈbrəʊʃjʊə, -ʃə)
 
n
a pamphlet or booklet, esp one containing summarized or introductory information or advertising
 
[C18: from French, from brocher to stitch (a book)]

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brochure
1748, from Fr. brochure "a stitched work," from brocher "to stitch" (sheets together), from O.Fr. brochier "to prick, jab, pierce," from broche "pointed tool, awl" (see broach (n.)).
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The exhibit, and the free brochure they give out with it, includes some
  wonderful surprises.
For years, high-school students who wanted information on a college could
  always grab a brochure from the counselor's office.
Note the wonderfully chosen example in the brochure of a cellphone in a rectal
  holster.
Try to find an actual travel brochure of the area and compare your brochure to
  the real one.
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