composing stick


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composing stick

[kəm′pōz·iŋ ‚stik]
(graphic arts)
A tool designed for holding type which is being assembled and justified.
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He feels that the texts were written in the composing stick by compositors "who, like graffiti artists, had nothing in particular to say but an overwhelming need to say it.
But these unsung heroes of the composing stick had their own comments on literature: