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space writer

noun
1.
a journalist or copywriter paid according to a space rate.
Also called space man.
Compare stringer (def 6).
Origin
1890-1895
1890-95
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British Dictionary definitions for space writer

space writer

noun
1.
a writer paid by the area of his copy
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