Gutenberg

[goot-n-burg; German goot-n-berk]
noun
  1. Jo·han·nes [yoh-hahn-uh s] /yoʊˈhɑn əs/, Johann Gensfleisch, c1400–68, German printer: credited with invention of printing from movable type.
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  • The Daily Pic: Gutenberg replaced writing with print, but his clients were all about writing in books.

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    God is in the Margins

    Blake Gopnik

    November 6, 2013

  • Garfield starts his tour of type and its history with Gutenberg and then meanders forward.

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    Mad About Fonts

    Malcolm Jones

    October 4, 2011

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British Dictionary definitions for gutenberg

Gutenberg

noun
  1. Johann (joˈhan), original name Johannes Gensfleisch. ?1398–1468, German printer; inventor of printing by movable type
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