typefounder

noun

type·​found·​er ˈtīp-ˌfau̇n-dər How to pronounce typefounder (audio)
: one engaged in the design and production of metal printing type for hand composition
typefounding noun

Word History

First Known Use

1797, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of typefounder was in 1797

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“Typefounder.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/typefounder. Accessed 16 Apr. 2024.

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