Meaning of COPYHOLDER in English


/kop"ee hohl'deuhr/ , n.

1. a person or thing that holds copy.

2. a device for holding copy in its place, as on a printer's frame or on a typewriter.

3. a proofreader's assistant who reads copy aloud or follows it while proof is read for the detection of deviations from it in proof.

4. a person who holds an estate in copyhold.

[ 1425-75; late ME. See COPYHOLD, -ER 1 ]

Random House Webster's Unabridged English dictionary.      Полный английский словарь Вебстер - Random House .