a la poupee

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

Definition of a la poupee

of an engraving or etching
: having several areas of the plate inked in different colors by separate cloth pads for a single multicolor impression

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First Known Use of a la poupee

1907, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for a la poupee

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

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“A la poupee.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/a%20la%20poupee. Accessed 27 Oct. 2020.

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