from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- noun An unbound printed work, usually with a paper cover.
- noun A short essay or treatise, usually on a current topic, published without a binding.
from The Century Dictionary.
- To write a pamphlet or pamphlets.
- noun A manuscript consisting of one sheet or of a few sheets of paper or parchment stitched (or otherwise fastened) together.
- noun A printed work consisting of a few sheets of paper stitched together, but not bound; now, in a restricted technical sense, eight or more pages of printed matter (not exceeding five sheets) stitched or sewed, with or without a thin paper wrapper or cover.
- noun In the sixteenth century, in England, a fascicle comprising a few printed sheets stitched together, containing news-ballads and short poems on popular subjects: also known as a news-book, which developed later into the newspaper.
- noun A short treatise or essay, generally controversial, especially one on some subject of temporary interest which excites public attention at the time of its appearance; a writing intended to publish one's views on a particular question, or to attack the views of another.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- noun A writing; a book.
- noun A small book consisting of a few sheets of printed paper, stitched together, often with a paper cover, but not bound; a short essay or written discussion, usually on a subject of current interest.
- intransitive verb rare To write a pamphlet or pamphlets.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.
- noun A small booklet of printed informational matter, often unbound, having only a paper cover.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- noun a small book usually having a paper cover
- noun a brief treatise on a subject of interest; published in the form of a booklet
from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
I think the pamphlet is the best way to put out comics.
Steve describes his journey from birthright Quakerism to the zendo in very personal terms, but most of the pamphlet is a deep meditation on Quakerism and the wisdom of early Friends.
Preceding the publication of this pamphlet is a report of investigations made by Ralph Bunche and Gunnar Myrdal in 1940.
Much of the pamphlet is an attack on the notion of internationalism, and is backed up by such remarks as: No British statesman should feel himself authorized to spend British blood for the promotion of something superior to British interests.
"Lampreys don't charm most people," begins a pamphlet from the Minnesota Sea Grant.
Beneath the desk is my small collection of PULP and other really old manga published in pamphlet-comic format.
At Precocious Curmudgeon, David Welsh takes a look at King City in pamphlet form.
Genius: This small, sixteen-page pamphlet is produced to put inside the postage-paid, business-reply envelopes that come with junk mail offers.
This four-page pamphlet is designed to secure donations from the American public to help feed and clothe French and Belgian prisoners of war in Germany.
NOTES: Labor historian Philip Foner says "The Dream of Debs" predicted the San Francisco general strike of 1934, that it is a small classic of working class propaganda and that it was reprinted in pamphlet form and had a huge circulation in labor circles.