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|+||====== Heap ======|
|+||So many [[r:ream|reams]] or [[q:quire|quires]] as are set out by the warehouse-keeper for the [[p:pressman|pressman]] to wet, is called a //Heap//; but then it is called a dry heap, till the pressman have wet it, and then it is indeed called a //Heap//. — //M//. |
|+||When paper is given out for a work, and wetted, it is called a heap, and retains that name till it is made up into books. |
|+||In [[g:gathering|gathering]] the printed sheets in the warehouse, all the sheets of each [[s:signature|signature]] are placed upon the [[g:gathering-table|gathering table]], arranged in their regular order, except it be a long number, and then about a bundle of each; each signature in this situation is called a heap.|