1st earl clarendon

Clarendon

[klar-uhn-duhn]
noun
1.
Edward Hyde, 1st Earl of, 1609–74, British statesman and historian.
2.
Council of, the ecumenical council (1164) occasioned by the opposition of Thomas à Becket to Henry II.
3.
(lowercase) Printing. a condensed form of printing type, like roman in outline but with thicker serifs.
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clarendon (ˈklærəndən)
 
n
printing a style of boldface roman type
 
[C20: named after the Clarendon Press at Oxford University]

Clarendon1 (ˈklærəndən)
 
n
a village near Salisbury in S England: site of a council held by Henry II in 1164 that produced a code of laws (the Constitutions of Clarendon) defining relations between church and state

Clarendon2 (ˈklærəndən)
 
n
1st Earl of, title of Edward Hyde. 1609--74, English statesman and historian; chief adviser to Charles II (1660--67); author of History of the Rebellion and Civil Wars in England (1704--07)

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