from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A typeface or font of characters having relatively thin, light lines.
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- n. The opposite of boldface, a font that is light (has a low ratio of ink to white space).
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Not until 1884 did the Italian printer Giambattista Bodoni use boldface to describe a darkly thick, or bold, typeface, which looks like this and is easily distinguished from lightface type.
My questions are in bold, Neiwert's answers are in lightface.
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