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small pica

noun
  1. (formerly) a size of printer's type approximately equal to 11 point
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Historical Examples of small pica

  • The reading-matter is compressed into two hundred and five small-pica lines, and is lighted up with eight pica headlines.

    A Tramp Abroad, Complete

    Mark Twain (Samuel Clemens)

  • Printed on small-pica it would run to eight hundred pages, and could never pay.