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- n. An arrangement of metal or wood type, from which a page may be printed
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. First.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Former; first.
- n. A Middle English spelling of form, still retained in English and Scotch usage among printers. See form, n., 6.
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The other wing is to ye other Garden and are to be Roomes of State wch Lookes towards Herrifford town. this is to be Coupled together wth a Large Hall wch Composes the ffront and is of stone work, the rest is brick only Coyn'd wth stone and ye windows stone, and is in forme of a halfe moone Each side wth arches to the several offices and stables.
The Garden is in forme as Mr Ruth's first flatt, but Larger, wth a Larger fountaine, walled in wth ffree stone, a pedistal wth Little Cupids and Dolphins and shells on wch are Images, and on ye top a Crown made all to spout out water.
But now adaies they make them large, deepe, glistering, and of the finest cloth or stuffes to bee gotten, reducing those habites to so proude and pontificall a forme, that they walke
That the magnitude of the invention may be justly appreciated by its effects, we shall inform the public, that after the letters are placed by the compositors, and enclosed in what is called the forme, little more remains for man to do than to attend upon and to watch this unconscious agent in its operations.
She arose in the night, when all the workmen were in bed, and going to the "forme" entirely changed the meaning of a text which particularly offended her.
Captain James Williams, Third Assistant Lieutenant who become Captain of the Military Department an 'forme' the Carolina
Les bloggeurs marocains se réunissent réguliérement sous forme de blog meeting et blog days.
By DÃ©coration maison: At Your Command, des lampes avec forme de mannequin on January 29, 2010 at 12: 00 am
This was not a problem forme, but a lot of people are not computer geeks.
Jean Girodet has no doubt: écrivain n.m. Pas de forme pour le féminin.