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.
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
- Old sweat
noun (Brit, informal) 1. an old soldier; veteran 2. a person who has a great deal of experience in some activity
noun 1. the language of Sweden as spoken and written from about 1225 to 1500.
- Old Test.
1. Old Testament. abbreviation 1. Old Testament
noun 1. the first of the two main divisions of the Christian Bible, comprising the Law, the Prophets, and the Hagiographa. In the Vulgate translation all but two books of the Apocrypha are included in the Old Testament. 2. this testament considered as the complete Bible of the Jews. 3. the covenant between God and […]