tympan

noun
tym·pan | \ˈtim-pən \

Definition of tympan 

2 : a sheet (as of paper or cloth) placed between the impression surface of a press and the paper to be printed

First Known Use of tympan

before the 12th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for tympan

in sense 1, from Middle English, from Old English timpana, from Latin tympanum; in other senses, from Medieval Latin & Latin tympanum

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