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|+||====== Cards ======|
|+||About a [[q:quire|quire]] of paper, which pressmen use to pull down the [[s:spring-form|spring]] or rising of a form, which it is many times subject to by hard locking up. — //M//.\\|
|+||The term is also applied to pieces of[[s:scaleboard| scaleboard]], old felted hat, or pasteboard, for they are all called cards, cut to the size of the mortises in the [[c:cheeks|cheeks]] of a wooden press, and laid in them, under the tenons of the[[w:winter| winter]], and above those of the [[h:head|head]], to cause a spring in both these parts, for the purpose of [[s:soft-pull|softening the pull]]. I would never place any cards under the winter, for the reasons assigned under that article. //See// [[w:winter|Winter]]. |