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 +<< [[contents:​index| Dictionary Index]] << [[contents:​w|Definitions under W]]
 +====== Waste ======
 +The surplus sheets of a work. 
 +After a work has been finished at press and dried, it is [[g:​gathering|gathered]],​ [[c:​collate|collated]],​ the gatherings folded and pressed, and then booked, if it contain more gatherings than one; and when the regular number of copies has been made up, the surplus sheets, which vary in number, are tied up in a bundle, and termed Waste: out of this waste deficient sheets are supplied, and damaged sheets exchanged. It is always delivered to the publisher with the last copies of the work.