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body type

noun, Printing.
1.
type used in the main text of printed matter, generally less than 14 points.
Compare display type.
Origin of body type
1895-1900
1895-1900
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  • body type—The kinds of type, mostly roman faces, used for plain composition in paragraphs or pages of one face; text letter.

    Type A. A. Stewart

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