composing rule

noun

Definition of composing rule

: a thin strip of steel or brass usually type-high and having an ear at each upper corner against which type is set in and removed from a composing stick

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“Composing rule.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/composing%20rule. Accessed 26 Jan. 2022.

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