. s. m.
T. de Graveur en caractères. Épreuve d'un poinçon ; empreinte que l'on fait sur une carte avec le poinçon d'une lettre noirci à la flamme d'une bougie, pour voir s'il est bien gravé.

L'Academie francaise. 1835.

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