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 Job Lot (A).Job (To). 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Jobs.
 
A printer’s phrase to designate all kinds of work not included in the term “book-work.” The French call such work ouvrage de ville.   1
   Allied to the Latin, op[us]; Spanish, ob[ra]; French, ouv[rage]; the r occurs in the genitive case, oper[is].   2
 


 Job Lot (A).Job (To). 

 
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