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[kaz-luh n]
  1. William,1692–1766, English type founder and designer.
  2. Printing. an old-style type modeled after the types designed by William Caslon.
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Historical Examples of caslon

  • Bob had said nothing about the spring being on the Caslon side of the boundary.

    Ruth Fielding At Sunrise Farm

    Alice B. Emerson

  • 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.

British Dictionary definitions for caslon


  1. a style of type designed by William Caslon, English type founder (1692–1766)
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