galley proof

galley proof
noun
a proof taken before the type is broken up to print pages
Hypernyms: ↑proof, ↑test copy, ↑trial impression

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noun
: a proof from type on a galley before it is made up in pages

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Print.
a proof, originally one set from type in a galley, taken before the material has been made up into pages and usually printed as a single column of type with wide margins for marking corrections.
[1885-90]

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galley proof noun
1. The first proof taken after text has been typeset (traditionally from type on a galley) and before it is made up into pages, a slip-proof
2. In photocomposition, an early proof before make-up
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Main Entry:galley

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galley proof,
Printing. a proof printed from type in a galley. Galley proofs are usually made on long, narrow sheets with wide margins for marking corrections.

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