printer's devil


noun


Nearby words

  1. printback,
  2. printed circuit,
  3. printed circuit board,
  4. printed matter,
  5. printer,
  6. printer's error,
  7. printer's mark,
  8. printer's ream,
  9. printery,
  10. printhead

Origin of printer's devil

First recorded in 1755–65

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British Dictionary definitions for printer's devil

printer's devil

noun

an apprentice or errand boy in a printing establishment
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