Definition of Typefounders

1. Noun. (plural of typefounder) ¹



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Definition of Typefounders

1. typefounder [n] - See also: typefounder

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Typefounders

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typebar
typebars
typecase
typecases
typecast
typecasted
typecasting
typecasts
typed
typedef
typedefs
typeface
typefaces
typefounder
typefounders (current term)
typefounding
typefoundings
typeful
typeless
typelessness
types
typesafe
typescript
typescripts
typeset
typesets
typesetter
typesetters
typesetting

Literary usage of Typefounders

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1. The Biography and Typography of William Caxton, England's First Printer by William Blades (1882)
"Thus typefounders became separated from printers, as soon as the latter became ... The earliest printers were almost of necessity their own typefounders, ..."

2. Forty Years an Advertising Agent, 1865-1905 by George Presbury Rowell (1906)
"Mr. Cooley was also a sort of a representative of a certain firm of typefounders, who were always in a chronic state of being short of money, and he, ..."

3. Printing for School and Shop: A Textbook for Printers' Apprentices by Frank Souder Henry (1917)
"The United States typefounders' Association finally adopted it in 1887. ... It has varied in different countries, and even among typefounders in the same ..."

4. Studies in American Trade Unionism by Jacob Harry Hollander, George Ernest Barnett (1906)
"The mailers, typefounders, and reporters have in a few places unions subordinate to the Typographical Union, but they form only a small part of the total ..."

5. A History of the Old English Letter Foundries: With Notes, Historical and by Talbot Baines Reed (1887)
"2 A further regulation regarding typefounders shows that in 1622 the trade had more than one recognised representative : — " The Founders bound to the ..."

6. A History of the Old English Letter Foundries: With Notes, Historical and by Talbot Baines Reed (1887)
"2 A further regulation regarding typefounders shows that in 1622 the trade had more than one recognised representative : — " The Founders bound to the ..."

7. A Dictionary of the Booksellers and Printers who Were at Work in England by Henry Robert Plomer (1907)
"He was one of the four typefounders allowed by the Star Chamber Decree of 1637. ... Like other typefounders he also carried on the business of a printer, ..."

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