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 +<< [[contents:​index| Dictionary Index]] << [[contents:​w|Definitions under W]]
 +====== Well ======
 +On the bottom side of the two [[c:​cross|cross]] bearers in the middle of a [[f:​frame|frame]],​ on which the inner ends of the [[l:​lower-case|lower cases]] rest, there is frequently a bottom nailed of thin deal; this, when the ends of the cases are close together, forms a receptacle in which the compositor puts copy and other articles, and it is named a Well. To obtain access to it he slides one of the cases a little away from the other. ​