Definition of Broadsheet

1. Noun. An advertisement (usually printed on a page or in a leaflet) intended for wide distribution. "He mailed the circular to all subscribers"




Definition of Broadsheet

1. Noun. A newspaper having pages of standard dimensions (as opposed to a ''tabloid''), especially one that carries serious treatment of news. ¹

2. Adjective. In the format of a broadsheet. ¹

3. Adjective. Relating to a broadsheet or broadsheets. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Broadsheet

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Broadsheet

broadmindedness
broadmouth
broadmouths
broadness
broadnesses
broadnosed
broadpiece
broadpieces
broads
broadscale
broadseal
broadsealed
broadsealing
broadseam
broadseams
broadsheet (current term)
broadsheets
broadside
broadsided
broadsides
broadsiding
broadspectrum
broadspread
broadspreading
broadsword
broadswords
broadtail
broadtails
broadus
broadways

Literary usage of Broadsheet

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1. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann, Edward Aloysius Pace, Condé Bénoist Pallen, Thomas Joseph Shahan, John Joseph Wynne (1913)
"(Oscott Archives). as a broadsheet the public account of his execution containing "a true copy of the speech . . . with animadversions upon the same". ..."

2. The Christian Remembrancer by William Scott (1846)
"... States—(Chapman announces it with a large broadsheet)—a pamphlet, the contents of which we deem of sufficient significance to attach to our article. ..."

3. The Anti-foreign Riots in China in 1891: With an Appendix by North-China Herald (1892)
"A broadsheet, roughly printed on thin paper, of which the following is a close translation, is being freely circulated among the thousands of students at ..."

4. All the Year Round by Charles Dickens (1871)
"In some cases the broadsheet, or hand-bill of the exhibitor himself, ... His broadsheet represents him bedizened with finery, holding a scroll and a phial ..."

5. The Economic Writings of Sir William Petty: Together with the Observations by William Petty, John Graunt (1899)
"C, a broadsheet beginning "Lord have Mercy upon us," printed for MS junior, ... F, a broadsheet entitled "London's Loud Cryes to the Lord by Prayer. ..."

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