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dossil

[ dos-uhl ]
/ ˈdɒs əl /
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noun Engraving.
a cloth roll for removing excess ink from a plate before printing.
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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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