work and twist

verb
variants: or work and whirl

Definition of work and twist 

(Entry 1 of 2)

: to print by the work-and-twist method

work-and-twist

adjective
variants: or work-and-whirl \ˈ⸗⸗ˈ⸗ \

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

: involving a method whereby a sheet is printed twice on the same side from a two-up form by reversing the sheet when feeding the second time so that the part already printed by the first section of the form will be printed by the second section and vice versa

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First Known Use of work and twist

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1922, in the meaning defined above

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