[feu-ye-ton ]. A fly-sheet. Applied to the bottom part of French newspapers, generally devoted to a tale or some other light literature.
“The daily [French] newspapers all had feuilletons with continued stories in them.” —Hale: Ten-times One, chap. viii. p. 125.
Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894
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