copyholder

noun
copy·​hold·​er | \ ˈkä-pē-ˌhōl-dər How to pronounce copyholder (audio) \

Definition of copyholder

1 : one who reads copy for a proofreader
2 : a device for holding copy especially for a typesetter

First Known Use of copyholder

1847, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Copyholder.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/copyholder. Accessed 16 Sep. 2021.

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