paper finger

noun

Definition of paper finger

: one of two movable clamps on some typewriters that are used in place of or in addition to the bail to hold paper firmly against the platen

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“Paper finger.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/paper%20finger. Accessed 1 Aug. 2021.

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