font 2 (fŏnt)
A complete set of type of one size and face.
[French fonte, casting, from Old French (from Vulgar Latin *fundita, from Late Latin, feminine of *funditus, past participle of Latin fundere, to pour forth; see FONDANT) or from Old French fondre, to melt (from Latin fundere).]
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