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Knights of the Stick

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Compositors. The stick is the printer’s “composing stick,” which he holds in his left hand while with his right hand he fills it with letters from his “case.” It holds just enough type not to fatigue the hand of the compositor, and when full, the type is transferred to the “galley.”

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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Knights of the Rainbow
Knights of the Road
Knights of the Round Table
Knights of the Shears
Knights of the Shell
Knights of the Shire
Knights of the Spigot
Knights of the Swan
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Knockers
Knot
Knot and Bridle (A)
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