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boldface

[bohld-feys] /ˈboʊldˌfeɪs/ Printing.
noun
1.
type or print that has thick, heavy lines, used for emphasis, headings, etc.
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adjective
2.
typeset or printed in boldface.
verb (used with object), boldfaced, boldfacing.
3.
to mark (copy) to be set in boldface.
Compare lightface.
Origin of boldface
1685-1695
1685-95; bold + face
Can be confused
barefaced, boldface, bold-faced.
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