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lightface

[lahyt-feys] /ˈlaɪtˌfeɪs/ Printing.
noun
1.
a type characterized by thin, light lines.
This is a sample of lightface.
adjective
2.
Also, light-faced. (of printed matter) set in lightface.
Compare boldface.
Origin of lightface
1870-1875
1870-75; light2 + face
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