1. William, 1422?–91,
English printer, translator
, and author: established first printing press in England 1476.
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.
Related forms Caxtonian /kækˈstoʊniən/ [kak-stoh-nee-uhn] Show IPA , adjective