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proof sheet

a printer's proof.
Photography. a contact print.
Compare contact sheet.
Origin of proof sheet
First recorded in 1615-25 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
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  • This paper was a proof sheet, pure and simple, run by a girl homesteader who had worked on a Minneapolis paper.

    Land of the Burnt Thigh

    Edith Eudora Kohl
  • The McClure Press had died the natural death of the proof sheet, and the proof king was submerged in the cause of prohibition.

    Land of the Burnt Thigh

    Edith Eudora Kohl
  • By noon next day he received from the local printer the proof sheet of a bill of the play.

    A Pirate of Parts Richard Neville
  • My dear Marshal Lamon, — I received the proof sheet of your article enclosed in your note of the 8th.

  • Captain Grose did me the favour to send me a dozen copies of the proof sheet, of which this is one.

  • Blackie picked up the proof sheet and glanced over it in evident approval.

    Young Wallingford

    George Randolph Chester

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