composing stick

noun

Definition of composing stick

  1. :  a tray with an adjustable slide that a compositor holds in one hand and sets type into with the other

Illustration of composing stick

1659

First Known Use of composing stick

1659


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up composing stick? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

an alert or lookout

Get Word of the Day daily email!