from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. An apprentice in a printing establishment.
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- n. An apprentice printer
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. the youngest apprentice in a printing office, who runs on errands, does dirty work (as washing the ink rollers and sweeping), etc.
- n. See under Devil, and Gauge.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. an apprentice in a printing establishment
From the apprentice becoming black from the ink.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)