w caxton


William, 1422?–91, English printer, translator, and author: established first printing press in England 1476.
Bibliography. any one of the books printed by Caxton, all of which are in black letter.
Printing. a kind of type imitating Caxton's black letter.

Caxtonian [kak-stoh-nee-uhn] , adjective
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Caxton1 (ˈkækstən)
1.  a book printed by William Caxton
2.  a style of type, imitating the Gothic, that Caxton used in his books

Caxton2 (ˈkækstən)
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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