composing room

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Origin of composing room

First recorded in 1730–40 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

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Historical Examples of composing room

  • A faint cheer in the composing-room as he sauntered for the first time to the stone.

    Erik Dorn

    Ben Hecht

  • This he sent down to the composing-room, and swung around to the old politician.

  • With this he rushed down into the composing-room to give orders about the make-up.

  • Every day there were nine High-Pockets Joneses in the composing-room.

    Nine Men in Time

    Noel Miller Loomis

  • I gathered up all the High-Pocketses in the composing-room and lined them up.

    Nine Men in Time

    Noel Miller Loomis

British Dictionary definitions for composing room

composing room

  1. the room in a printing establishment in which type is set
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