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 Tyl’wyth Teg [the Fair Family],Typhœ’us. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Type.
 
Pica (large type), litera pica’ta, the great black letter at the beginning of some new order in the liturgy.   1
   Brevier’ (small type), used in printing the breviary.   2
   Primer, now called “long primer,” (small type), used in printing small prayer-books called primers.   3
   A fount of types. A complete assortment contains 1,117,000 pieces of type.   4
a8,500
b1,600
c3,000
d4,400
e12,000
f2,500
g1,700
h6,400
i8,000
j400
k800
l4,000
m3,000
n8,000
o8,000
p1,700
q500
r6,200
s8,000
t9,000
u3,400
v1,200
w2,000
x400
y2,000
z200
,4,500800
,2,000600
 


 Tyl’wyth Teg [the Fair Family],Typhœ’us. 

 
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