Billsticker

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Billsticker One whose occupation is to post handbills or posters in public places.
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Usage

In literature:

That sacred Herald's-College of a new Dynasty; we mean the Sixty and odd Billstickers with their leaden badges, are not sleeping.
"The French Revolution" by Thomas Carlyle
Printer's Devil, good Mr. Billsticker, 'do me your offices' unmolested!
"Table-Talk" by William Hazlitt
I saw him a few times in the Bleeding Horse in Camden street with Boylan, the billsticker.
"Ulysses" by James Joyce
What is the difference between a pastry-cook and a billsticker?
"Cole's Funny Picture Book No. 1" by Edward William Cole
What is the difference between a French pastry-cook and a billsticker?
"The Handbook of Conundrums" by Edith B. Ordway
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