Bastard types

Definitions

  • Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • Bastard types types cast with an extra deep bevel to obviate the use of leads, as Longprimer face on Pica body
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Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Fr. bâtard; O. Fr. fils de bast, son of the pack-saddle, bast (bât) being a coarse saddle for beasts of burden.

Usage

In literature:

What are bastard types?
"Type" by A. A. Stewart
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