compositor

Part of speech: noun

A typesetter.

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Usage examples "compositor":

  1. The affair ended in our going to the State capital, where my father found work as a reporter of legislative proceedings for one of the daily journals, and I was taken into the office as a compositor. - "Literature and Life", William Dean Howells.
  2. The boy of fifteen was editor, compositor, and newsvendor in one. - "The Boyhood of Great Inventors", A. Fraser Robertson.
  3. Mr. Collins was his own principal compositor. - "Toronto of Old", Henry Scadding.