from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A system of heated rolls, the faces of which are cut with an ornamental design, used to impress the design on figured velvets and other fabrics.
- n. A machine for ornamenting woodsurfaces by pressing hot molds upon the wet wood and burning in the pattern, the charcoal being afterward removed.
- n. A machine for embossing an ornamental design on boot- and shoe-fronts.
- n. A machine which stamps a figure or design on leather, such as alligator or seal, as it passes under or through the steel plates or rollers on which the figure or design has been cut.
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