Webster 1913 Edition
The act, art, or practice of impressing letters, characters, or figures on paper, cloth, or other material; the business of a printer, including typesetting and presswork, with their adjuncts; typography; also, the act of producing photographic prints.
a shallow box, usually having a glass front, in which prints are made by exposure to light.–
a printing office.–
ink used in printing books, newspapers, etc. It is composed of lampblack or ivory black mingled with linseed or nut oil, made thick by boiling and burning. Other ingredients are employed for the finer qualities.
a place where books, pamphlets, or newspapers, etc., are printed.–
paper used in the printing of books, pamphlets, newspapers, and the like, as distinguished from writing paper, wrapping paper, etc.–
a press for printing, books, newspaper, handbills, etc.–
a wheel with letters or figures on its periphery, used in machines for paging or numbering, or in ticket-printing machines, typewriters, etc.; a type wheel.
Webster 1828 Edition