typothetae

typothetae

(taɪˈpɒθɪˌtiː; ˌtaɪpəˈθiːtiː)
pl n
(Printing, Lithography & Bookbinding) US printers collectively; used in the names of organized associations, as of master printers
[C19: New Latin: typesetters, from Greek tupos type + thetēs one who places, from tithenai to place]

typothetae

printers, especially master printers, usually found in the names of associations of printers.
See also: Printing
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Rose of the Canadian Copyright Association led this lobby and was joined by the Canadian Manufacturers' Association, the Toronto Typothetae (employing printers), and the Canadian branch of the International Typographical Union.
Murdock was first president of the local branch of Typothetae, a national printing organization established in 1887.
In one claw, the eagle holds a composing stick; in the other, a 'visorum.' This signifies the 'typothetae' or compositors.
(1926), The History of the United Typothetae of America (Chicago: University of Chicago Press).
Wroth, A History of Printing in Colonial Maryland, 1686-1776 (Baltimore: Typothetae of Baltimore, 1922), p.
United Typothetae of America, forerunner of today's Printing Industries of America (PIA), Alexandria, Virginia, established the industry's trade customs in 1922 based on the accumulated experience and practices of more than 100 years of printing.
It turned publicly embarrassing when Wallace Sutherland of the Toronto Typothetae read a telegram of support for licensing from William Cope, the printing superintendent at the Methodist House.