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Origin of fount1
Definition for fount (2 of 2)
noun British Printing.
Example sentences from the Web for fount
Another campaign aide, Nicole Wallace, and her husband, Mark Wallace, are mentioned as founts of poison on Palin.How Palin's Resignation Makes Her the True Frontrunner|John Batchelor|July 3, 2009|DAILY BEAST
The three Vale Press founts and also the punches and matrices were destroyed when the Press ceased publishing.The Art of the Book|Bernard H. Newdigate
The seventeenth century founts were bad rather negatively than positively.The Art and Craft of Printing|William Morris
The founts of casual adventure had, it seemed, run stone dry; such weather was enough to dry up anything.From Place to Place|Irvin S. Cobb
Whether these founts belonged to the University, or to Thomas in the first place, is not clear.A Short History of English Printing, 1476-1898|Henry R. Plomer
All sorts of mysterious sticks and leads and founts and formes are found wanting at the eleventh hour.The Grandchildren of the Ghetto|Israel Zangwill