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galley proof

n
(Printing, Lithography & Bookbinding) a printer's proof, esp one taken on a long strip of paper from type in a galley, used to make corrections before the matter has been split into pages. Often shortened to: galley
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gal′ley proof`


n.
a proof, orig. one set from type in a galley, taken before the material has been made up into pages and usu. printed as a single column of type with wide margins for marking corrections.
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Noun1.galley proof - a proof taken before the type is broken up to print pages
test copy, trial impression, proof - (printing) an impression made to check for errors
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Translations

galley proof

n (Typ) → bozza in colonna
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995
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