Definition of Letterpresses

1. Noun. (plural of letterpress) ¹



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Definition of Letterpresses

1. letterpress [n] - See also: letterpress

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Letterpresses

letterers
letterform
letterforms
letterhead
letterheads
lettering
letterings
letterless
letterlike
letterman
lettermen
lettern
letterns
letterpress
letterpressed
letterpresses (current term)
letters
letters after one's name
letters close
letters of administration
letters of credit
letters of marque
letters of recommendation
letters patent
letters testamentary
letters to the editor
letterset printing
letterspacing
letterspacings
letterure

Literary usage of Letterpresses

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1. Railroad Operations: How to Know Them : from a Study of the Accounts and by James Shirley Eaton (1900)
"... embracing for the most part only those articles that are of current consumption in connection with clerical work. Typewriters, letterpresses ..."

2. Transactions of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers by American Society of Mechanical Engineers (1889)
"letterpresses.—No system of sizes. Picture-Frames.—There is in the market a line of what are called ' ordinary sizes," and pictures and glass are also ..."

3. Official Descriptive and Illustrated Catalogue by Robert Ellis, Great Britain Commissioners for the Exhibition of 1851, London Great exhibition of the works of industry of all nations, 1851 (1851)
"A work and a fruit basket : exhibited for the beauty of the eastings. A horned beetle, and salamander letterpresses : eastings from the ..."

4. The Science of Railways ...: With Illustrations of the Inception, Growth and by Marshall Monroe Kirkman (1894)
"A railway company uses everything that a stationer has for sale — journals, ledgers, letterpresses, paper, blanks, forms, pencils, pens, inks, erasers, ..."

5. The Science of Railways by Marshall Monroe Kirkman (1903)
"A railway company uses everything that a stationer has for sale—journals, ledgers, letterpresses, paper, blanks, forms, pencils, pens, inks, erasers, ..."

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