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Origin of fount1
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Definition for fount (2 of 2)
noun British Printing.
Example sentences from the Web for fount
The Vatican Bank, a fount of scandal for 40 years, is being investigated for money laundering.
My sister was my subject and a brutally unending fount of feeling.Without Her Twin: Christa Parravani’s Debut Memoir|Anthony Swofford|March 7, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Republicans treat government as the source of most collective ills, Democrats as the fount of most collective benefits.Paul Krugman’s Dismissal of Structural Causes for U.S. Employment Problem Is Misguided|Zachary Karabell|May 14, 2012|DAILY BEAST
O for a soda-fount spouting up boldlyFrom every hot lamp-post against the hot sky!The Book of Humorous Verse|Various
Now armed mobs fought around the temple each day and a new band of priests guarded the sacred fount.The Repairman|Harry Harrison
But the fount of inspiration, the source of temporary elation and strength, had not been exhausted by Prometheus.The Life and Letters of Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley, Volume I (of 2)|Florence A. Thomas Marshall
He opened the fount of Castalia, hidden by wild branches, and cleared the grove of laurels of thorns.Giovanni Boccaccio, a Biographical Study|Edward Hutton
Mayo had been a man of the open—of wide horizons, drinking from the fount of all the air under the heavens.Blow The Man Down|Holman Day