hand bill
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]


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  • Hand bill — Hand Hand (h[a^]nd), n. [AS. hand, hond; akin to D., G., & Sw. hand, OHG. hant, Dan. haand, Icel. h[ o]nd, Goth. handus, and perh. to Goth. hin[thorn]an to seize (in comp.). Cf. {Hunt}.] 1. That part of the fore limb below the forearm or wrist in …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • hand|bill — «HAND BIHL», noun. a notice or advertisement, usually printed on a single page, that is to be handed out to people. SYNONYM(S): handout, dodger …   Useful english dictionary

  • hand bill — Billhook Bill hook , n. [Bill + hook.] A thick, heavy knife with a hooked point, used in pruning hedges, etc. When it has a short handle, it is sometimes called a {hand bill}; when the handle is long, a {hedge bill} or {scimiter}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • hand·bill — /ˈhændˌbıl/ noun, pl bills [count] somewhat old fashioned : a small printed advertisement or announcement that is given out to many people by hand …   Useful english dictionary

  • Bill and Lizzie — Bill Lewis and Lizzie Spaulding are characters on the American daytime television series Guiding Light. Bill and Lizzie form the pairing ‘Bizzie’ (a portmanteau of their names Bill and Lizzie). The characters are portrayed by Marcy Rylan and… …   Wikipedia

  • Hand — (h[a^]nd), n. [AS. hand, hond; akin to D., G., & Sw. hand, OHG. hant, Dan. haand, Icel. h[ o]nd, Goth. handus, and perh. to Goth. hin[thorn]an to seize (in comp.). Cf. {Hunt}.] 1. That part of the fore limb below the forearm or wrist in man and… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Hand bag — Hand Hand (h[a^]nd), n. [AS. hand, hond; akin to D., G., & Sw. hand, OHG. hant, Dan. haand, Icel. h[ o]nd, Goth. handus, and perh. to Goth. hin[thorn]an to seize (in comp.). Cf. {Hunt}.] 1. That part of the fore limb below the forearm or wrist in …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Hand basket — Hand Hand (h[a^]nd), n. [AS. hand, hond; akin to D., G., & Sw. hand, OHG. hant, Dan. haand, Icel. h[ o]nd, Goth. handus, and perh. to Goth. hin[thorn]an to seize (in comp.). Cf. {Hunt}.] 1. That part of the fore limb below the forearm or wrist in …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Hand bell — Hand Hand (h[a^]nd), n. [AS. hand, hond; akin to D., G., & Sw. hand, OHG. hant, Dan. haand, Icel. h[ o]nd, Goth. handus, and perh. to Goth. hin[thorn]an to seize (in comp.). Cf. {Hunt}.] 1. That part of the fore limb below the forearm or wrist in …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Hand car — Hand Hand (h[a^]nd), n. [AS. hand, hond; akin to D., G., & Sw. hand, OHG. hant, Dan. haand, Icel. h[ o]nd, Goth. handus, and perh. to Goth. hin[thorn]an to seize (in comp.). Cf. {Hunt}.] 1. That part of the fore limb below the forearm or wrist in …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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