hand press

hand press

n.
A printing press operated by hand.
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References in classic literature ?
Villefort rose, or rather sprang, from his chair, hastily opened one of the drawers of his desk, emptied all the gold it contained into his pocket, stood motionless an instant, his hand pressed to his head, muttered a few inarticulate sounds, and then, perceiving that his servant had placed his cloak on his shoulders, he sprang into the carriage, ordering the postilions to drive to M.
He held her hand pressed very tightly in his, tighter perhaps than conditions required, but she let it lie there as she led him forward, very slowly down a flight of rough stone steps.
The dressing-case once more was closed, and his hand pressed upon the lid.
Always in the background the horror and the shame were there, the shame which kept his hand pressed with unnatural strength upon the broken lock of that dressing-case.
Lady Carey sat quite still with her hand pressed to her side.
At the same time one hand pressed him back toward the pillow while the other caught him from behind and eased him down.
He found the duke reclining upon a sofa, with his hand pressed upon the wound.
[Sudden, repeated flashes of lightning; the nine flames leap lengthwise to thrice their previous height; Ahab, with the rest, closes his eyes, his right hand pressed hard upon them.] I own thy speechless, placeless power; said I not so?
If you're still on a budget or have limited storage space but want to load for more than one round, Lee offers another option: the Breech Lock Hand Press Kit.
When the picture was taken, the machine, a Columbian hand press, was already 104 years old, meaning it has now reached the grand old age of 178.
Look at the photo of Matt's grip, Hate how the base and palm of the hand press firmly against the left side of the pistol's grip.