long primer

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noun Printing.

a 12-point type.

Nearby words

  1. long palmar muscle,
  2. long parliament,
  3. long pig,
  4. long play,
  5. long press,
  6. long purse,
  7. long radial extensor muscle of wrist,
  8. long range,
  9. long rifle,
  10. long run

Origin of long primer

First recorded in 1590–1600

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British Dictionary definitions for long primer

long primer

noun

(formerly) a size of printer's type, approximately equal to 10 point
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