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hand•set



Pronunciation: (
n.hand'set";
v., adj.hand'set', -set"),
[key]
n., v., -set, -set•ting,
adj.


n.
Also called French telephone. a telephone having a mouthpiece and earpiece mounted at opposite ends of a handle.

v.t.
to set (type) by hand.

adj.
1. (of type) set by hand.
2. (of a publication) printed directly from type set by hand.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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