a la poupee

adjective a la pou·pee \ˌä-lə-ˌpü-ˈpā, ˌa-\

Definition of a la poupee

of an engraving or etching

  1. :  having several areas of the plate inked in different colors by separate cloth pads for a single multicolor impression

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Origin and Etymology of a la poupee

French à la poupée in the ink-pad (literally, doll) manner

First Known Use: 1907

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capable of being understood in two ways

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