copyholder

noun copy·hold·er \ ˈkä-pē-ˌhōl-dər \

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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