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Font

in printing, sometimes called Fount, a complete set of type of any one size, with all the usual points and accents; a font consists of about 100,000 characters. The word is French, fonte, from fondre (to melt or cast). When a letter of a different type to the rest gets into a page it is called a “wrong font,” and is signified in the margin by the two letters wf. (See Type.)

Taken to the font.
Baptised. The font is a vessel employed for baptism.

Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894
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