from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Same as bill-poster.


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  • ‘Well,’ replied the King, ‘I an’t a stranger, I assure you, to black eyes; a bill-sticker ought to know how to handle his fists a bit.

    Reprinted Pieces

  • Then David starts slapping soap on to his face like a bill-sticker with a paste-brush.

    Punch, or the London Charivari, Volume 153, August 8, 1917

  • She looked with admiring interest on a super, or even a bill-sticker, as they passed the windows of her father's house; and an actor seen in the streets in the flesh filled her with the same reverent awe and admiration as though the gods had descended from their serene heights to mingle in the dust with common mortals.

    Mary Anderson

  • The florist had been given the tip by the bill-sticker, and he got the balance of the cash on hand by also threatening to inaugurate the cleaning-out process.

    A Pirate of Parts

  • My brothers used to follow the Liberal bill-sticker round, and as soon as he had turned his back pull the placards down, or cover them up with their own.

    Lazy Thoughts of a Lazy Girl Sister of that "Idle Fellow."

  • The bill-sticker pushed a piece of bacon into a dry mouth; sat with goggling eyes.

    Once Aboard the Lugger

  • I once knew an ancient bill-sticker, attached permanently to a Baltimore theatre, who boasted the sonorous title of chief lithographer.

    Chapter 4. American and English Today. 4. Euphemisms

  • Passing down the counter, they came upon a bill-sticker, the topmost item being,

    Just Patty

  • At one of the first hoardings I was aware of a bill-sticker at work: it was a late hour for this employment, and I checked Pinkerton until the sheet should be unfolded.

    The Wrecker

  • We call the bill-sticker 'Paste-pot,' and the fisherman 'Crab.'

    The Albert Gate Mystery Being Further Adventures of Reginald Brett, Barrister Detective


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