- a person or thing that holds copy.
- a device for holding copy in its place, as on a printer's frame or on a typewriter.
- a proofreader's assistant who reads copy aloud or follows it while proof is read for the detection of deviations from it in proof.
- a person who holds an estate in copyhold.
Origin of copyholder
Related Words for copyholderproofreader, copyreader, newspaperwoman, copyholder, newspaperman, reviser, deskman
Examples from the Web for copyholder
Historical Examples of copyholder
The last was practically the counterpart of the mediæval English copyholder.German Culture Past and Present
Ernest Belfort Bax
So after a while instead of "villein" he became a "copyholder."
Most former electors and every leaseholder and every copyholder were now excluded.Our Legal Heritage, 5th Ed.
S. A. Reilly
A copyholder without legal remedy may seem little better than a tenant in mere villenage, except in name.
This copyholder was undoubtedly the descendant of the Welsh serf of mediæval times.A Short History of Wales
Owen M. Edwards
- printing one who reads aloud from the copy as the proof corrector follows the reading in the proof
- printing a device that holds copy in place for the compositor
- law (formerly) a person who held land by copyhold tenure