press·​work ˈpres-ˌwərk How to pronounce presswork (audio)
: 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

Word History

First Known Use

1771, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of presswork was in 1771

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“Presswork.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 9 Dec. 2023.

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