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from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A machine for stamping lines of holes or perforations in sheets of postage-stamps or paper leaves, as in a cheek-book or receipt-book, to facilitate separation; a paper-perforating machine.
  • n. A machine for stamping the perforated ribbons of paper used with the rapid or other forms of automatic telegraphic machines.
  • n. A rock-drill or perforator.


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