Stickfuls
Stickful Stick"ful, n.; pl. {Stickfuls}. (Print.) As much set type as fills a composing stick. [1913 Webster]

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  • Composing — Com*pos ing, a. 1. Tending to compose or soothe. [1913 Webster] 2. Pertaining to, or used in, composition. [1913 Webster] {Composing frame} (Print.), a stand for holding cases of type when in use. {Composing rule} (Print.), a thin slip of brass… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Composing frame — Composing Com*pos ing, a. 1. Tending to compose or soothe. [1913 Webster] 2. Pertaining to, or used in, composition. [1913 Webster] {Composing frame} (Print.), a stand for holding cases of type when in use. {Composing rule} (Print.), a thin slip… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Composing rule — Composing Com*pos ing, a. 1. Tending to compose or soothe. [1913 Webster] 2. Pertaining to, or used in, composition. [1913 Webster] {Composing frame} (Print.), a stand for holding cases of type when in use. {Composing rule} (Print.), a thin slip… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Composing stick — Composing Com*pos ing, a. 1. Tending to compose or soothe. [1913 Webster] 2. Pertaining to, or used in, composition. [1913 Webster] {Composing frame} (Print.), a stand for holding cases of type when in use. {Composing rule} (Print.), a thin slip… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • setting rule — Composing Com*pos ing, a. 1. Tending to compose or soothe. [1913 Webster] 2. Pertaining to, or used in, composition. [1913 Webster] {Composing frame} (Print.), a stand for holding cases of type when in use. {Composing rule} (Print.), a thin slip… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Stickful — Stick ful, n.; pl. {Stickfuls}. (Print.) As much set type as fills a composing stick. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Irvin S. Cobb — Infobox Writer name = Irvin S. Cobb birthdate = birth date|1876|6|23 birthplace = Paducah, Kentucky deathdate = death date and age|1944|3|11|1876|6|23 deathplace = New York City, New York spouse = Laura Spencer Baker (1900 1944) children =… …   Wikipedia

  • stickful — /stik fool /, n., pl. stickfuls. Print. as much set type as a composing stick will hold, usually about two column inches. [1675 85; STICK1 + FUL] Usage. See ful. * * * …   Universalium

  • Irvin S. Cobb — (1916) Irvin Shrewsbury Cobb (* 23. Juni 1876 in Paducah, Kentucky; † 10. März 1944 in New York City) war ein US amerikanischer Schriftsteller, Journalist, Kolumnist und Schauspieler …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • stickful — /ˈstɪkfʊl/ (say stikfool) noun (plural stickfuls) (in printing) as much set type as a composing stick will hold. {stick1 + ful} …   Australian English dictionary

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