One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
1A protective blanket or sheet which receives excess ink and thus prevents wet images passing from one newly-printed sheet to another; a set-off sheet.
2A rubber-coated sheet attached to a cylinder on an offset printing press which transfers the ink from the plate to the paper.
Early 20th century; earliest use found in The New English Dictionary.
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