typefounder

noun
type·​found·​er | \ ˈtīp-ˌfau̇n-dər How to pronounce typefounder (audio) \

Definition of typefounder

: one engaged in the design and production of metal printing type for hand composition

Other Words from typefounder

typefounding \ ˈtīp-​ˌfau̇n-​diŋ How to pronounce typefounder (audio) \ noun

First Known Use of typefounder

1797, in the meaning defined above

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“Typefounder.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/typefounder. Accessed 24 Jan. 2021.

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