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Beat Lean

To beat lean is to take but little ink, and often: all small letter must be beaten lean. — M.
This and the preceding term Beat Fat, have changed their meaning since the days of Moxon; to beat lean now, is to beat lightly, and quickly make a riddance of work, without much regard to its quality.

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