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Caxton

[kak-stuh n] /ˈkæk stən/
noun
1.
William, 1422?–91, English printer, translator, and author: established first printing press in England 1476.
2.
Bibliography. any one of the books printed by Caxton, all of which are in black letter.
3.
Printing. a kind of type imitating Caxton's black letter.
Related forms
Caxtonian
[kak-stoh-nee-uh n] /kækˈstoʊ ni ən/ (Show IPA),
adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for caxtons

Caxton1

/ˈkækstən/
noun
1.
a book printed by William Caxton
2.
a style of type, imitating the Gothic, that Caxton used in his books

Caxton2

/ˈkækstən/
noun
1.
William. ?1422–91, English printer and translator: published, in Bruges, the first book printed in English (1475) and established the first printing press in England (1477)
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