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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

old′ style`(n.)

  1. Also, old′style`. a printing type style marked by more or less uniform thickness of all strokes and by slanted serifs.

    Category: Printing

  2. (caps.) time reckoned according to the Julian calendar.

    Category: Horology

Origin of old style:

1865–70

Princeton's WordNet

  1. old style, old style font(noun)

    a typeface (based on an 18th century design) distinguished by irregularity and slanted ascender serifs and little contrast between light and heavy strokes

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