printing-office love

printing-office

Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. An office where typographic printing is done.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • Although Cleveland was elected and inaugurated without any bloodshed, and Chase supported in a measure his administration, yet he received his discharge a few weeks afterward, at the instance of the president and Secretary of War Endicott, from the position he held in the government printing-office.

    Honey For Friends, Stings for Enemies: The Washington Bee | Edwardian Promenade

  • He went to work in a printing-office, - I have heard him tell of it many times, - and he got three dollars a week, at first.

    Chapter 8

  • I shall go straight to the printing-office now and have the great piece of news inserted in the

    Rosmersholm

  • Are you going my way, towards the printing-office.

    An Enemy of the People

  • Janet, “that the little Gillie-whitefoot was come from the printing-office.”

    Chronicles of the Canongate

  • We find that as every year we put into a Southern community colored men who can start a brick-yard, a sawmill, a tin-shop, or a printing-office, — men who produce something that makes the white man partly dependent upon the negro, instead of all the dependence being on the other side, — a change takes place in the relations of the races.

    Civil Rights & Black Identity

  • Pepler opened his printing-office at Ditchling in 1915 with a fount of Caslon Old Face type and a Stanhope hand-press of the year 1790.

    H.D.C. Pepler Part One

  • He walked up to the door of the printing-office and spoke to

    Eve and David

  • You yourself, madame, would then be the proprietor of the plant in the printing-office.

    Eve and David

  • An author pockets ten thousand francs for his book; the making of books means the manufactory of paper, a foundry, a printing-office, a bookseller, — in other words, the employment of thousands of men.

    Modeste Mignon

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