a mask of thin paper laid over an illustration to shield certain areas when using an airbrush.
Printing. a mask of strong paper set in a rectangular frame attached to the tympan of certain presses and cut up so as to prevent accidental soiling or printing by furniture or the chase.
Origin of frisket
From the French
dating back to 1675–85.
Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019
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British Dictionary definitions for frisket
printing a light rectangular frame, attached to the tympan of a hand printing press, that carries a parchment sheet to protect the nonprinting areas
Word Origin for frisket
C17: from French frisquette, of obscure origin
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