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copyholder

[kop-ee-hohl-der] /ˈkɒp iˌhoʊl dər/
noun
1.
a person or thing that holds copy.
2.
a device for holding copy in its place, as on a printer's frame or on a typewriter.
3.
a proofreader's assistant who reads copy aloud or follows it while proof is read for the detection of deviations from it in proof.
4.
a person who holds an estate in copyhold.
Origin of copyholder
1425-1475
1425-75; late Middle English. See copyhold, -er1
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copyholder

/ˈkɒpɪˌhəʊldə/
noun
1.
(printing) one who reads aloud from the copy as the proof corrector follows the reading in the proof
2.
(printing) a device that holds copy in place for the compositor
3.
(law) (formerly) a person who held land by copyhold tenure
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