from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A machine used by engravers for ruling in flat tints, etc.
- n. A machine used for ruling parallel colored lines upon writing-paper, or upon paper for the manufacture of blank-books; a paper-ruler.
- n. A machine used by lithographers for cutting lines on stone to be printed on paper to take the place of ruled lines in lithographed bill-heads and other blanks.
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