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  • Type case | Definition and Translations

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    A type case is a compartmentalized (usually wooden) box used to store movable type used in letterpress printing.

     

    Dutch: letterkast (informal: letterbak)
    French: casse
    German: Setzkasten
    Italian: Cassa [tipografica]
    Polish: kaszta
    Spanish: Caja tipográfica

    Related Term(s): Letterpress cabinet


    Ralf Herrmann By Ralf Herrmann ()
    Contributors: Manuel Sesma CAST Przemysław Sakrajda
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    Gizzmo

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    this should be "letterbak" in Dutch

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