Also, oldstyle. Printing. a type style differentiated from modern by the more or less uniform thickness of all strokes and by slanted serifs.
(initial capital letters) time reckoned according to the Julian calendar.
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Also, old-style. Typography. noting or descriptive of a font of numerals of which some part extends below the baseline.
(printing) a type style reviving the characteristics of old face
the former method of reckoning dates using the Julian calendar Compare New Style


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