• Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • Copying-press a machine for copying manuscript letters by pressure
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Fr. copie, from L. copia, plenty; in Low L. a transcript.


In literature:

The way to use a copying-press is this.
"The Girl's Own Paper, Vol. VIII: No. 353, October 2, 1886." by Various
The local press reports were copied into the Eastern papers.
"The Story of My Boyhood and Youth" by John Muir
We have seen that the circulation in 1860 of the press in Massachusetts exceeded that of Maryland by more than eighty-one millions of copies.
"Continental Monthly , Vol V. Issue III. March, 1864" by Various
Book for press copies of such other letters, &c., as it may be necessary to copy.
"General Instructions For The Guidance Of Post Office Inspectors In The Dominion Of Canada" by Alexander Campbell
Caxton printed some copies of this, and others are found in a small neat type, and are ascribed to the press of John Lettou.
"A Short History of English Printing, 1476-1898" by Henry R. Plomer
Further publicity was obtained by mailing press copy to the rural newspapers throughout the state.
"Northern Nut Growers Association Report of the Proceedings at the Twenty-Fifth Annual Meeting" by Northern Nut Growers Association
When I was in England, I formed a portable copying press, on the principles of the large one they make here, for copying letters.
"The Writings of Thomas Jefferson" by Thomas Jefferson
The King's favourite was good "copy" for the Bavarian press; and the Munich journals were filled with accounts of her activities.
"The Magnificent Montez" by Horace Wyndham
My first rough manuscript, without any intermediate copy, has been sent to the press.
"The Best of the World's Classics, Restricted to Prose, Vol. IV (of X)--Great Britain and Ireland II" by Various
They ran to Mr. Willard and requested a copy for the press.
"Cape Cod" by Henry D. Thoreau
Here it was found by the boy who worked the Copying-press.
"The Ivory Gate, a new edition" by Walter Besant
These were widely copied by the press of America and England.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 8, Slice 8" by Various
He had gone to the composing room, leaving his assistant to handle the final copy that came through before the presses rolled.
"Whispering Walls" by Mildred A. Wirt
Collier's last literary labour, and one of the two copies printed on drawing-paper, at the Riverside Press.
"A Catalogue of Books in English Later than 1700 (Vol 1 of 3)" by Various
Three hundred copies printed by William Morris at the Kelmscott Press.
"A Catalogue of Books in English Later than 1700 (Vol 2 of 3)" by Various
Only the first volume has the error in the date of publication, which was corrected after a few copies had left the press.
"A Catalogue of Books in English Later than 1700 (Vol 3 of 3)" by Various
Besides developing the steam engine, Watt made other inventions, including a press for copying letters.
"Great Inventions and Discoveries" by Willis Duff Piercy
Lady Verny had no copy of it, but she pressed Stella to take it.
"The Second Fiddle" by Phyllis Bottome
To him Erasmus gave a copy of his edition of the works of St. Ambrose, issued from Froben's press.
"Book-Plates" by William J. Hardy
Her farewell letter was everywhere copied by the Chinese press.
"Wisconsin in Story and Song;" by Various

In news:

FIRST MET ALICE WALKER THE WAY PEOPLE used to: Someone I liked and respected pressed a dogeared copy of one of her books into my hands and said, "You've got to read this".
View full size Pablo Martinez Monsivais Associated Press President Barack Obama holds up a copy of his job and economic reform plan as he speaks at a campaign event in Delray Beach, Fla.
You'd think the press could resist the he said-she said copy when the truth is easy to discern.
Looking through back copies of the Press the other day, I turned to November 1937 for news of 75 years ago to be included in the Twice Told Tales.
The Associated Press obtained a copy of the filing in advance.
Everything you need to promote the show can be found of this page including: copy, clips, images and a logo as well as a press release to copy and paste and add your own information.
Quebec Premier Pauline Marois, right, receives a copy of the budget speech from Finance Minister Nicolas Marceau Tuesday, November 20, 2012 at the Premier's office at the legislature in Quebec City THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jacques Boissinot.
It's not often I'll copy and paste a unsolicited press release, but in this case, I'll make the exception.
This is a redacted copy of an email obtained by The Associated Press discusses the attack of the Benghazi, Libya mission.
After 53 trips back to press, it has sold more than a million copies in the US and been published in numerous international editions.
Press Photos/Delbridge Langdon Jr Dory Mates, left, Deb Wild, center, and Phyllis Otto inspect a copy of Worship Agenda from 1934 at Redeemer Lutheran Church.
New Life for Training Films When I became an instructor for Calibre Press Inc, I had easy access to many first-production copies of its award-winning training videos.
Copy Editor The Press of Atlantic City.
AT requires all ads to be submitted in press-ready high resolution (300 dpi) Adobe Acrobat PDF format AT prefers ads to be sent on CD-ROM rather than email so we can retain an original hard copy.