Definitions

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  • n. One who electrotypes.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. One who electrotypes.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. One who makes electrotypes.
  • n. The vat in which the electrotyping solution is held.

Etymologies

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electrotype +‎ -er

Examples

  • Other printers offered to help, and a genial, bum electrotyper, damnably cheerful, offered to come in and lend a hand, provided Henry George would agree to give a funeral oration over the derelict one's grave at the proper time.

    Little Journeys to the Homes of Great Reformers

  • Nothing can arouse the indignation of your friends, regardless of party, so much as the thought that while you are working so hard in the postoffice at Washington with your coat off, collecting box rent and making up the Western mail, the remorseless engraver and electrotyper are seeking to down you by making pictures of you in which you appear either as a dude or a tough.

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