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Turn for a letter

When a letter of any sort is short, the direction is sometimes given to “turn” for it; that is, to insert any letter of an equal size, but with the feet uppermost—the black mark resulting in the proof not being liable to be overlooked. To avoid the friction of the face on the imposing surface, some printers merely use a turned letter (q.v.).

Turn for a letter

When a letter of any sort is short, the direction is sometimes given to &lquo;turn” for it; that is, to insert any letter of an equal size, but with the feet uppermostó the black mark resulting in the proof not being liable to be overlooked. To avoid the friction of the face on the imposing surface, some printers merely use a turned letter (q.v.).

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