The descending part of a letter below a baseline.
The termination of the tail of a lower case y, as seen particularly in modern designs, fat faces and the like.
The termination of the tail of the lower-case y, as seen in typical old face designs.
An end stroke (eg before a serif).
Name sometimes applied to blackletter.
The main stroke in a letter having different thicknesses. See main stem.
Another name for titling.
Type designed for titles, headlines and initials, consisting of capitals, figures, and punctuation points, with very small beard allowances.
A typeface showing design elements of types which have preceded, and which follow, it.
A typeface designed as two elements to show two colours, often as a letterform and a tint background.
Equal in depth to two lines of a given size ( also three-line, four-line etc) especially in reference to initial letters.
Type faces, cut in various sizes, designed in imitatin of typewriter letters.
The ultimate degree of weight, extension etc, in a type design.
Descriptive of serifs not joined by a filet to the stem.
A common name for capital letters (qv).
That made with an ascending movement of the pen, and resulting normally in a thin line.