a cloth roll for removing excess ink from a plate before printing.
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How to use dossil in a sentence
The foil is applied by means of a dossil of cotton wool, and when the mordant has become hard, the foil is polished with the same.A Dictionary of Arts, Manufactures and Mines | Andrew Ure
When the size has become perfectly hard, the superfluous gold leaf is brushed off with a dossil of cotton wool or fine linen.A Dictionary of Arts, Manufactures and Mines | Andrew Ure