dossil

[ dos-uh l ]
/ ˈdɒs əl /
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noun Engraving.

a cloth roll for removing excess ink from a plate before printing.

Nearby words

  1. dossal,
  2. dosser,
  3. dosseret,
  4. dosshouse,
  5. dossier,
  6. dost,
  7. dostoevsky,
  8. dostoyevsky, feodor,
  9. dot,
  10. dot ball

Origin of dossil

1250–1300; Middle English dosil < Middle French < Medieval Latin duciculus, equivalent to Latin duci- (stem of dux) leader + -culus -cule1

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