layboy

noun

: a device that stacks and jogs into even piles sheets of pulp or paper received from cutters, ruling machines, paper machines, and printing presses

called also jogger

Word History

Etymology

lay entry 1 + boy; probably from the fact that this work was formerly done by a boy

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“Layboy.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/layboy. Accessed 28 Feb. 2024.

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