Origin of composing stick
Examples from the Web for composing stick
Being expert with the composing-stick, he was readily engaged at good wages by his old employer, Keimer.Benjamin Franklin|John Torrey Morse, Jr.
Thus we now have the expressions: a "composing-room," a "composing-stick," etc.Little Journeys To the Homes of the Great, Volume 3 (of 14)|Elbert Hubbard
The whole process is completed by setting up the types in a printer's composing-stick, and tying them up with packthread.Popular Technology; Volume 2|Edward Hazen
He flushed up as Reginald approached, and put down his composing-stick to shake hands with him.Reginald Cruden|Talbot Baines Reed
I know many actors who are practical printers, fellows who can wield a composing-stick as deftly as a fighting sword.My Life: or the Adventures of Geo. Thompson|George Thompson