bulletin board
Bulletin Bul"le*tin, n. [F. bulletin, fr. It. bullettino, dim. of bulletta, dim. of bulla, bolla, an edict of the pope, from L. bulla bubble. See {Bull} an edict.] 1. A brief statement of facts respecting some passing event, as military operations or the health of some distinguished personage, issued by authority for the information of the public. [1913 Webster]

2. Any public notice or announcement, especially of news recently received. [1913 Webster]

3. A periodical publication, especially one containing the proceeding of a society. [1913 Webster]

{bulletin board}, a board on which announcements are put, particularly at newsrooms, newspaper offices, etc. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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