Definition of Fraktur

1. Noun. (alternative capitalization of fraktur) ¹



2. Noun. (typography) A style of black letter type, used especially in Germany in the 16th to 20th centuries. ¹

3. Noun. (American English) A Pennsylvania German document style, incorporating watercolour illustration and fraktur lettering. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Fraktur

1. a style of type [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Fraktur

fraim
fraims
frain
frained
fraining
frains
fraipontite
fraise
fraised
fraises
fraising
fraist
fraked
frakel
fraktur (current term)
frakturs
framable
frambaesia
frambesia
frambesia tropica
frambesias
frambesiform
frambesiform syphilid
frambesioma
framboesia
framboid
framboise
framboises
frame

Literary usage of Fraktur

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1. German Orthography and Phonology: A Treatise with a Word-list by George Hempl (1897)
"fraktur was a fancy type and was sometimes used for headings for ... Capitals of about 1650 : — For examples of early modern fraktur see § 30, .o, u,,2. ..."

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