Pronunciation: (kop'ē-hōl"dur),[key] —n. 1. a person or thing that holds copy.
2. a device for holding copy in its place, as on a printer's frame or on a typewriter.
3. a proofreader's assistant who reads copy aloud or follows it while proof is read for the detection of deviations from it in proof.
4. a person who holds an estate in copyhold.