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[plahn-tan] /plɑ̃ˈtɛ̃/
[kree-stawf] /kriˈstɔf/ (Show IPA),
c1520–1589, French typographer. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • She said it was jest like one she'd seen over in England, and she was Plantin' the same kind of flowers in it.

    Clover and Blue Grass Eliza Calvert Hall
  • Plantin's own room seems to want only his presence to perfect the scene.

  • But with trainin', Zenas Henry now does his plowin', Plantin' an' harvestin' in somethin' approachin' alarm-clock fashion.

    Flood Tide Sara Ware Bassett
  • In the Low Countries Plantin and his gigantic enterprises may be recalled.

    The Printed Book Henri Bouchot
  • He gave himself away, however, by Plantin' too many false clues around, an' makin' them too conspicuous.

    Kiddie the Scout Robert Leighton
  • He was a contemporary of Plantin, having been born at Malines in 151711.

  • Deuxième édition, augmentée d'une liste chronologique des ouvrages imprimés par Plantin à Anvers de 1555 à 1589.

  • I want a lot more of 'em, and I's Plantin' zis one so's we'll have an engine-tree.

  • He found time to make illustrations for the famous Plantin Press, to which we have referred already.

    Rubens Samuel Levy Bensusan
  • Let anybody that wants to put on any frills about Plantin' 'em.

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