a heavy-faced type in a style like that of early European hand lettering and the earliest printed books.
The Knight Of Gwynne, Vol. II (of II) Charles James Lever
Notes and Queries, Number 197, August 6, 1853 Various
The Book-Hunter in London William Roberts
Put Yourself in His Place Charles Reade
Writing & Illuminating, & Lettering Edward Johnston
A Book of Ballads, Volume 4 Various
Passages From the French and Italian Notebooks, Volume 2 Nathaniel Hawthorne
Proverb Lore F. Edward Hulme
Reliques of Ancient English Poetry, Volume II (of 3) Thomas Percy
English and Scottish Ballads (volume 3 of 8) Various
(printing) another name for Gothic (sense 10)
an unlucky or tragic day.
invisible infrared or ultraviolet light. Historical Examples The Brain Alexander Blade Legacy James H Schmitz noun the invisible electromagnetic radiation in the ultraviolet and infrared regions of the spectrum black light Invisible ultraviolet radiation. Black light causes certain fluorescent materials to emit visible light.
a trap for insects that uses ultraviolet light as an attractant. Historical Examples Legacy James H Schmitz
(in making wood pulp for paper) the liquor that remains after digestion.
a list of persons under suspicion, disfavor, censure, etc.: His record as an anarchist put him on the government’s blacklist. a list privately exchanged among employers, containing the names of persons to be barred from employment because of untrustworthiness or for holding opinions considered undesirable. a list drawn up by a labor union, containing the […]