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 for handbill
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Handbill \Hand"bill`\ (-b[i^]l`), n.
     1. A loose, printed sheet, to be distributed by hand.
        [1913 Webster]
     2. A pruning hook. [Usually written hand bill.]
        [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      n 1: an advertisement (usually printed on a page or in a
           leaflet) intended for wide distribution; "he mailed the
           circular to all subscribers" [syn: circular, handbill,
           bill, broadside, broadsheet, flier, flyer,

From Bouvier's Law Dictionary, Revised 6th Ed (1856) :

  HANDBILL. A printed or written notice put up on walls, &c., in order to 
  inform those concerned of something to be done. 

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