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from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In sheetmetal work, a power-machine for making hollow ware, as pans, bowls, kitchen-utensils, etc.
  • n. A small hand-press or seal-press used by public officials and others for impressing stamps upon or affixing them to documents, either in obedience to legal requirement or as a matter of convenience or custom. Compare seal-press.
  • n. Same as blocking-press. See also armingpress.


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  • In the morning light each left one was as firm and bold as something produced by a stamping-press.

    Duma Key

  • And in like manner our nature has gone through the stamping-press again, and another likeness has been deeply imprinted upon it.

    Expositions of Holy Scripture St. Luke


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