Type design with pattern work, esp floral or leaf motives.
Weight between light (or medium) and bold.
Part of a character that goes below the baseline.
Implied line to which descending characyer normally reach, and which demarcates in most instances the lowest limits of the characters of the fount.
Those that g below the base line, some of the old style figures and several swash and script capitals.
Common name for the tied letters a-e and o-e.
Very consideralbly widened.
Name given to certain designs of sanserif types.
A ball-like termination characteristic generally of modern and fat-face designs; see slur.
A name sometimes given to ligatures (qv).
Traditionally the mian stem of a letter, brough about by a downward movement of a quill etc.