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(also broadsheet), n. ~ A single sheet with information printed on one side that is intended to be posted, publicly distributed, or sold.


Occasionally a broadside may be formed from a number of sheets assembled edge-to-edge to create a larger whole.

(LCGTM 1995, p. 506) [Broadsides] provide information, commentary, proclamation, or other announcement or advertisement. Primarily posted but also distributed by hand. They are usually less pictorial than posters and have more extensive text than signs.