Definition of Oldstyle

1. a style of printing type [n -S]



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Oldstyle

oldie
oldies
oldish
oldly
oldman
oldmen
oldness
oldnesses
olds
oldsightedness
oldskool
oldsquaw
oldsquaws
oldster
oldsters
oldstyle (current term)
oldstyles
oldtimer
oldtimers
oldwench
oldwife
oldwives
oldy
ole
olea
oleaceous
oleaginous
oleaginously
oleaginousness
oleamen

Literary usage of Oldstyle

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The American Journal of Psychology by Granville Stanley Hall, Edward Bradford Titchener (1912)
"News Gothic, Bulfinch, Clearface, Century oldstyle, Century Expanded and ... Jenson, Delia Robbia, Gushing oldstyle. Ronaldson oldstyle, Cheltenham oldstyle ..."

2. History of the American Theatre by William Dunlap (1833)
"... Beard—The Wheel of Truth —The Voice of Nature—Mr. Cooper departs for Drury Lane— Consequences of the Wheel of Truth—Jonathan oldstyle and Andrew Quo/. ..."

3. Outlines of English Literature by Thomas Budd Shaw, Henry Theodore Tuckerman (1866)
"Belles Lettres—Influence of British Essayists—Franklin—Dennie—Signs of Literary Improvement — Jonathan oldstyle — Washington Irving — His ..."

4. Grain and Chaff from an English Manor by Arthur Herbert Savory (1921)
"CHAPTER XVII CORN—WHEAT—RIDGE AND FURROW—BARLEY—FARMERS NEWSTYLE AND oldstyle " He led me thro' the short sweet-smelling lanes Of his wheat-suburb, ..."

5. A Smaller History of English and American Literature for the Use of Schools by Sir William Smith (1876)
"JONATHAN oldstyle. WASHINGTON IRVING. His Knickerbocker. Sketch-Book. His other Works. Popularity. Tour on the Prairies. Character as an Author. DANA. ..."

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