Meaning of Caxton


Pronunciation: (kak'stun), [key]
— n.
  1. 1422?–91, English printer, translator, and author: established first printing press in England 1476.
  2. any one of the books printed by Caxton, all of which are in black letter.
  3. a kind of type imitating Caxton's black letter.
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