typeholder

typeholder
\\ˈ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷\ noun
: a bookbinder's tool consisting of a head for holding set type and a handle and used for hand-stamping lettering (as on a book cover) — called also pallet

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/tuyp"hohl'deuhr/, n. Print.
a small device for holding a few lines of type, used in stamping titles on book covers, or the like. Also called pallet.
[TYPE + HOLDER]

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • typeholder — /tuyp hohl deuhr/, n. Print. a small device for holding a few lines of type, used in stamping titles on book covers, or the like. Also called pallet. [TYPE + HOLDER] * * * …   Universalium

  • pallet — pallet1 /pal it/, n. 1. a bed or mattress of straw. 2. a small or makeshift bed. [1325 75; ME pailet < AF paillete, equiv. to OF paille straw ( < L palea chaff) + ete ETTE] pallet2 /pal it/, n., v., palleted, palleting. n …   Universalium

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