Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A printer who does miscellaneous work, such as the printing of bills, programs, circulars, cards, etc.
  • n. Specifically A type-setter who composes cards, circulars, posters, and commercial forms with types made for that purpose.

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Examples

  • Orion was frantic for work; he had begged for a position as a job-printer in several shops in St. Louis, and had been ignored or turned down.

    Mark Twain

  • And that reminds me, ungrateful dog that I am, that I owe as much to your training as the rude country job-printer owes to the city boss who takes him in hand and teaches him the right way to handle his art.

    Mark Twain, a Biography — Volume II, Part 1: 1886-1900

  • "And that reminds me, ungrateful dog that I am, that I owe as much to your training as the rude country job-printer owes to the city boss who takes him in hand and teaches him the right way to handle his art.

    Complete Letters of Mark Twain

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