quotation furniture

noun

Definition of quotation furniture

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

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History and Etymology for quotation furniture

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 20 Feb. 2020.

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