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- n. Plural form of blackletter.
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Schaftstiefelgrotesks bear the same relationship to traditional German blackletters that grotesque sans serif types do to traditional serifed Latin type:
Page 68 white card war painted in blackletters: 'Hang up the fiddle an' the bow. '