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type metal

noun
1.
an alloy for making printing types, consisting chiefly of lead and antimony, and sometimes small quantities of tin, copper, etc.
Origin
1790-1800
1790-1800
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type metal

noun
1.
(printing) an alloy of tin, lead, and antimony, from which type is cast
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