type founder

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noun

a person engaged in the making of metallic types for printers.

Origin of type founder

First recorded in 1790–1800
Related formstype founding, nountype·found·ry, noun
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type founder

noun

a person who casts metallic printer's type
Derived Formstype founding, nountype foundry, noun
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