Also oldstyle .Printing. a type style differentiated from modern by the more or less uniform thickness of all strokes and by slanted serifs.
(initial capital letters) time reckoned according to the Julian calendar.: Compare New Style.
Also old-style .Typography. noting or descriptive of a font of numerals of which some part extends below the baseline.
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How to use old style in a sentence
Rather, Mondale’s defeat marked the end of an old style of politics rooted in the social gospel and a sense of shared sacrifice — a style that would be replaced with an approach glorifying individualism and self-gratification.
Gose is athousand-year-old style of German malted wheat beer brewed with coriander and salt.
Of course, that doesn't mean that we should return to the old-style Mom's-home-Dad-works marriage.One Reason Women Stay Home: Because It's Easier on Everyone | Megan McArdle | March 18, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
“WANTED,” the ad reads in a mock-up of old-style Wild West posters.
For a nice night out, old style, cocktails and steaks, I like the Prime Rib.‘Treme’ Writer and Detective Novelist George Pelecanos: How I Write | Noah Charney | September 26, 2012 | THE DAILY BEAST
Like an old-style Conservative, David Cameron is talking tough.
It may be looked upon as the apotheosis of the old style of organ-building, with low pressures, duplication, and mixtures.The Recent Revolution in Organ Building | George Laing Miller
Spirits of the old style used to delight in the darkness of night, but sometimes they'd show their pale faces by moonlight.Second Edition of A Discovery Concerning Ghosts | George Cruikshank
But this was not the old style of industry, with its reasonable desire for moderate profits.Skipper Worse | Alexander Lange Kielland
The Norwich Guardians had found, as others have done since, that the old style of indoor apprenticeship was nearly extinct.English Poor Law Policy | Sidney Webb
The first deals with the value of the old-style wire fences when feeding calves.The Red Cow and Her Friends | Peter McArthur
British Dictionary definitions for old style (1 of 2)
printing a type style reviving the characteristics of old face
British Dictionary definitions for Old Style (2 of 2)
the former method of reckoning dates using the Julian calendar: Compare New Style
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