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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

Cax•tonˈkæk stən(n.)

  1. William, 1422?–91, English printer: established first printing press in England 1476.

    Category: Biography

Cax•to•ni•ankækˈstoʊ ni ən(adj.)

Princeton's WordNet

  1. Caxton, William Caxton(noun)

    English printer who in 1474 printed the first book in English (1422-1491)

Webster Dictionary

  1. Caxton(noun)

    any book printed by William Caxton, the first English printer


  1. Caxton

    Caxton is a small rural village and civil parish in South Cambridgeshire, England. It is 9 miles west of the county town of Cambridge. In 2001, the population of Caxton parish was 480 people. Caxton is most famous for the Caxton Gibbet.


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