from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In bookbinding: The making of cases or covers in which sewed books are bound, A book glued on the back and stuck into a cover prepared beforehand to receive it.
  • n. In printing, typesetting; composition.


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  • Amy Klobuchar says she will be asking for money for extra staff so she can take over the case-work load of constitutant services that have been in process in Norm's offices, as apparently as of Jan 6th he will no longer have Senate paid office staff.

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  • However I wonder if things may be swinging too far and that MPs can sometimes be swamped with case-work and issues that in some cases they are perhaps not the best placed person to deal with.

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  • It would be hard for them to say anything I guess because what MP wants to be heard talking about reducing their constituency case-work?

    MP pastoral duties - Let's have a heated debate!

  • If this is what's going on, it's a breach of confidentiality under data protection laws and a mis-use of public money elected members case-work funds.

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  • Hizbullah realized that: and selected candidates who do “case-work” as we call it in American politics.

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  • Bruce Butler, the special case-work lawyer for the CPS, said that he'd need a statement from me to show the probity of the covert operation and to explain how it was designed to lead towards the implication or the elimination of the suspect.

    The Jigsaw Man

  • What is offered is essentially a case-work service which consists of helping individuals resolve their own problems through the support, guidance, and counselling given.

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  • Survey design and interview experience creates case-work.

    Blog of Rights: Official Blog of the American Civil Liberties Union

  • Assuming only a modest mathematical background, the book uses real-life examples from the forensic science literature and forensic case-work to illustrate relevant statistical concepts and methods.

  • In the report for the biennium of 1936-38, the work of this division was defined as "emphasis on responsibility for (1) care of children outside their homes or in substitute or foster homes (2) special case-work service to children who, though living with their families, present personality and behavior problems; (3) improvement and enlargement of facilities for foster care; and (4) joining forces with all agencies in the children's field in a sincere, coöperative effort to determine what group of children in the state are most negleced by both the public and the private children's agencies and how the child welfare program can be adapted to care for their needs."

    Biennial Report of the North Carolina State Board of Charities and Public Welfare, July 1, 1938 to June 30, 1940


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