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Of course they did not use the letters which have been used to print this book.

He took it up and tried to read, but the print swam into thin, black smudges.

He sat down and picked up the newspaper, and the print was clear.

The final volume, by her own request, she received in print.

At first there had been no definite thought of print in Mr, Edgeworth's mind.

But—not to print, now—what are you going to do with His Lordship?

Said I could print all right, only there warn't no more work.

Do the Maquas dare to leave the print of their moccasins in these woods?

It was his "press" handwriting, plain, rapid, and as legible as print.

You will print the facts concerning McCune in to-morrow morning's paper.

WORD ORIGIN

c.1300, "impression, mark" (as by a stamp or seal), from Old French preinte "impression," noun use of fem. past participle of preindre "to press, crush," altered from prembre, from Latin premere "to press" (see press (v.1)). The Old French word also was borrowed into Middle Dutch (prente, Dutch prent) and other Germanic languages.

Meaning "printed lettering" is from 1620s; print-hand "print-like handwriting" is from 1658. Sense of "picture or design from a block or plate" is first attested 1660s. Meaning "piece of printed cloth" is from 1756. In Middle English, stigmata were called precious prentes of crist; to perceiven the print of sight was "to feel (someone's) gaze." Out of print "no longer to be had from the publisher" is from 1670s (to be in print is recorded from late 15c.). Print journalism attested from 1962.

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