printer's devil

noun

Definition of printer's devil

: an apprentice in a printing office

First Known Use of printer's devil

1716, in the meaning defined above

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“Printer's devil.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/printer%27s%20devil. Accessed 1 Aug. 2021.

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