freesheet

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From free +‎ sheet.

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freesheet (countable and uncountable, plural freesheets)

  1. (chiefly UK) A free newspaper. [from 20th c.]
    • 2000, JG Ballard, Super-Cannes, Fourth Estate 2011, p. 108:
      A helpful assistant suggested a local newspaper for English-speaking residents, but after a taxi ride to La Napoule I found only the back-street office of a free-sheet listing properties for sale, swimming-pool constructors and dealers in used Mercedes.
  2. (uncountable, countable, paper industry) A sheet of paper that does not contain groundwood.

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