brayer [brey-er] ExamplesWord Origin noun Printing.
- a small roller for inking type by hand, usually for making a proof.
Origin of brayer First recorded in 1680–90; bray2 + -er1 Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019 Examples from the Web for brayer Historical Examples of brayer
I sent it to his house by a porter, who returned in a few minutes, and told me Mr. Brayer would be glad to see me at that instant.
Then Elijah clean his knife down in the earth, and when he’d finished laughin’ he put ub a brayer.
The division of Brayer, as soon as reviewed, set out on its march to Paris.
Fleury de Chaboulon.