presswork

[pres-wurk]
noun
1.
the working or management of a printing press.
2.
the work done by it.

Origin:
1765–75; press1 + work

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presswork (ˈprɛsˌwɜːk)
 
n
1.  the operation of a printing press
2.  the matter printed by a printing press

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In presswork, when the ink of a printed sheet rubs off or marks the next sheet as it is being delivered.
The typesetting is all done by hand, and the type distributed immediately upon completion of presswork.
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