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  1. printing a reverse impression of a newly printed proof of an engraving made by laying it while wet upon plain paper and passing it through the press
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Historical Examples

  • The national acceptance of the laws of the Constituent Assembly was the counterproof of its work.

    History of the Girondists, Volume I

    Alphonse de Lamartine