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  1. Frederic William,1865–1947, U.S. designer of printing types.
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Historical Examples of goudy

  • Mr. Goudy built his own lateral more than a quarter of a century ago.

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  • Mr. Goudy: The cabbage butterfly, does that come from the same maggot?

  • Mr. Goudy: Did you ever try capsicum, sprinkling that on the heads?

  • A few days ago a gentleman called at Mr. Goudy's house to see him, and was informed that he had gone out to look at his corn.

  • To his surprise, a reply came from among the weeds near by, in the familiar voice of Mr. Goudy.

Word Origin and History for goudy


typeface family, 1917, from name of U.S. typographer Frederic W. Goudy (1865-1947).

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