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proof sheet

  1. a printer's proof.
  2. Photography. a contact print.
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Origin of proof sheet

First recorded in 1615–25
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

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Historical Examples of proof sheet

  • Mr. Fitzgerald took up the proof-sheet and read one of the pastorals.

    Beaux and Belles of England

    Mary Robinson

  • And so I found myself face to face with the proof-sheet king.

    Land of the Burnt Thigh

    Edith Eudora Kohl

  • The proof-sheet has been printed off, corrected, and returned.

  • It was a pity that a proof-sheet could not have been sent to him.

    Doctor Thorne

    Anthony Trollope

  • Returning home, he examines a proof-sheet of the Bengali translation, and dines with his friend Mr. Rolt.