work and turn


Definition of work and turn

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: to print by the work-and-turn method


adverb (or adjective)

Definition of work-and-turn (Entry 2 of 2)

: with all the pages of a signature imposed in one form so that when the sheet is printed, turned over end for end, backed, and cut two complete copies result

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First Known Use of work and turn

Adverb (or adjective)

1931, in the meaning defined above

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“Work and turn.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 2 Dec. 2020.

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