Bold–face



type or print that has thick, heavy lines, used for emphasis, headings, etc.
This is a sample of boldface
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typeset or printed in boldface.
to mark (copy) to be set in boldface.
Historical Examples

Robin Hood Paul Creswick
Tom, The Bootblack Horatio Alger
Yussuf the Guide George Manville Fenn
Starlight Ranch Charles King
David Fleming’s Forgiveness Margaret Murray Robertson
Charley Laurel W. H. G. Kingston
The May Flower, and Miscellaneous Writings Harriet Beecher Stowe
The Hot Swamp R.M. Ballantyne
The Last Of The Barons, Complete Edward Bulwer-Lytton
The Wit of Women Kate Sanborn

noun
(printing) a weight of type characterized by thick heavy lines, as the entry words in this dictionary Compare light face
adjective
(of type) having this weight

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