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noun
a person engaged in the making of metallic types for printers.
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Origin of type founder

First recorded in 1790–1800

OTHER WORDS FROM type founder

type founding, nountypefoundry, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for type founder

type founder

noun
a person who casts metallic printer's type

Derived forms of type founder

type founding, nountype foundry, noun
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