from The Century Dictionary.
- noun In printing, the workman who arranges composed types in pages or columns of proper size.
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The association is too obvious, and verily, the maker-up of the Times newspaper is a
It was not without some trepidation of spirit that I surrendered myself into the hands of a professional maker-up of theatrical folk and saw him lay in the shadows and wrinkles necessary to the character, and adjust my front-piece of grey hair into position; and, as my conception of the quaint Mrs. Partington was that
Thank goodness, there’s Eleanor she thought, looking up — the soother, the maker-up of quarrels, the buffer between her and the intensities and strifes of family life.