quotation furniture

noun

: metal printing furniture cast hollow with the bottom side open which closely resembles quotation quads and whose dimensions are usually given in picas

Word History

Etymology

probably so called from its being used originally to fill between marginal notes

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“Quotation furniture.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/quotation%20furniture. Accessed 29 Feb. 2024.

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