frisket

[ fris-kit ]
/ ˈfrɪs kɪt /

noun

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.

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Origin of frisket

From the French word frisquette, dating back to 1675–85. See frisk, -et
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British Dictionary definitions for frisket

frisket
/ (ˈfrɪskɪt) /

noun

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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