1. The printing surface of a type.
2. The characteristic design of an alphabet etc and the name by which it is known.
1 Wide of standard (esp on regard to pricing).
2. Hevy or thick in stroke.
Very hevy in main stroke, and especially in reference to type of modern cut.
A connecting line, esp that (the bracket) uniting serif with stem.
A terminting letter of special design, or an appropriate ornament used to complete a word or line.
Descriptive of a serif that is not bracketed to the stem ( see also unbracketed).
An extension of or addition to a normal letter; also an ornamental line or shape.
The lower part of the printing character, though more properly applied to the base of the actual type body.
The full compass of a letter.
A name given sometimes to
1. black letter.
2. Sans serifs.
A sans serif form, esepecially of the nineteenth century.