hectograph

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EtymologyEdit

hecto- +‎ -graph

NounEdit

hectograph (plural hectographs)

  1. (historical) An old printing machine that involves transfer of an original, prepared with special inks, to a pan of gelatin or a gelatin pad pulled tight on a metal frame.

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hectograph (third-person singular simple present hectographs, present participle hectographing, simple past and past participle hectographed)

  1. To duplicate (a document) by this process.
    • 1971, John Updike, Rabbit Redux, Alfred A. Knopf, p. 39:
      The menus are in hectographed handwriting.