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Pica (large type), litera picaʹta, the great black letter at the beginning of some new order in the liturgy.

Brevierʹ (small type), used in printing the breviary.

Primer, now called “long primer,” (small type), used in printing small prayer-books called primers.

A fount of types. A complete assortment contains 1,117,000 pieces of type.

a

8,500

b

1,600

c

3,000

d

4,400

e

12,000

f

2,500

g

1,700

h

6,400

i

8,000

j

400

k

800

l

4,000

m

3,000

n

8,000

o

8,000

p

1,700

q

500

r

6,200

s

8,000

t

9,000

u

3,400

v

1,200

w

2,000

x

400

y

2,000

z

200

,4,500

800

,2,000

600

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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