Topic: NEWSPAPERS, PUBLISHING

Sense: 1
Date: 1500-1600
Language: French
Origin: fonte, from Latin fundere 'to pour'
Sense: 2
Date: 900-1000
Language: Late Latin
Origin: fons, from Latin; FOUNT

font

noun
     
font [countable]
1TD technicalTCN a set of letters of a particular size and style, used for printing books, newspapers etc or on a computer screen
2RRC a large stone container in a church, that holds the water used for the ceremony of baptism

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