- William,1692–1766, English type founder and designer.
- Printing. an old-style type modeled after the types designed by William Caslon.
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Examples from the Web for caslon
Bob had said nothing about the spring being on the Caslon side of the boundary.
Mr. Caslon has some fireworks for the children, broke in Ruth, timidly.
Let her learn a little, then, said Mr. Caslon, good naturedly enough.
On the other, Mr. Steele stopped Mr. Caslon before he could climb up.
One suggested font that seems to support the characters (and is free for use) is the Caslon Roman font.Arthur, Copied And Edited From The Marquis of Bath's MS
Editor: Frederick J. Furnivall
- a style of type designed by William Caslon, English type founder (1692–1766)
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