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Elzevir

or El·se·vier, El·ze·vier

[ el-zuh-veer, -ver, -suh- ]
/ ˈɛl zəˌvɪər, -vər, -sə- /
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noun

Louis, c1540–1617, Dutch printer: founder of a printing firm at Leyden (1591?) that was operated by his descendants through the 18th century.
a book produced by this printing house.
a style of printing type with firm hairlines and stubby serifs.

adjective

of or relating to the Elzevir family or the books it published.
indicating the type originated by this family.

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