- miscellaneous printing work, as distinguished from books, periodicals, etc.
- work done by the job.
Origin of job work
First recorded in 1795–1805
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Examples from the Web for job work
I wasn't engaged, shir—it was only job-work I was able to do—the health wasn't gud wid me.Willy Reilly
And forthwith he and the other entered into a disquisition about the job-work.Wild Wales
The italic parenthesis may be used in job-work or full display lines of italic letters.Punctuation
Frederick W. Hamilton
These gentlemen receive large quantities of job-work, which, as is well known, they execute in a superior manner.
Partout le travail est le métier de job (job-work) comme disent les Anglais—un métier à mourir sur le fumier.