presswork

noun
press·​work | \ ˈpres-ˌwərk How to pronounce presswork (audio) \

Definition of presswork

: the operation, management, or product of a printing press especially : the branch of printing concerned with the actual transfer of ink from form or plates to paper

First Known Use of presswork

1771, in the meaning defined above

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“Presswork.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/presswork. Accessed 29 Jul. 2021.

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