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 +<< [[contents:​index| Dictionary Index]] << [[contents:​s|Definitions under S]]
  
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 +In printing encyclopaedias,​ dictionaries of arts or sciences, and similar works, which frequently undergo great alterations in the [[p:​proof|proofs]],​ they are occasionally pulled on slips of paper, of the length and half the breadth of a demy leaf of paper. This is done on account of the facility of adding new subject matter, or taking some away, without having to[[o:​overrun| overrun]] and to re-make up the sheet, after it has been [[i:​imposing|imposed]] in pages. ​
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