frotton

noun
frot·​ton | \ (ˈ)frȯ¦tōⁿ \
plural frottons\ -​ōⁿ(z) \

Definition of frotton

: a burnisher for rubbing the back of paper in block printing

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History and Etymology for frotton

French, from frotter to rub

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“Frotton.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/frotton. Accessed 2 Jun. 2020.

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