makeready

noun
make·​ready | \ ˈmāk-ˌre-dē How to pronounce makeready (audio) \
plural makereadies

Definition of makeready

: final preparation (as of a form on a printing press) for running

First Known Use of makeready

1887, in the meaning defined above

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“Makeready.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/makeready. Accessed 20 Jun. 2021.

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