from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. One who cuts letters in or upon a surface, as of stone or metal; specifically, in type-founding, a punchcutter.
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Christian's church -- she met Job Sheepshanks, the letter-cutter, coming out of the shed in the church-yard.
Job Sheepshanks, the letter-cutter, carried a pot of pitch and a brush, and little Tom o '
Sheepshanks, the letter-cutter, said nay, and they had high words indeed, wherein Job called Mr. Oglethorpe all but his proper name, and flung away in high dudgeon. "