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  • fount — fount, font These are the traditional British and American spellings respectively of the term meaning ‘a set of printing type of one size or face’. Font is now also used in BrE, and is rapidly ousting fount. Both words are only remotely connected …   Modern English usage

  • Fount — can refer to:* A spring or fountain (mostly literary or poetic), and thus, metaphorically, a source of something beneficial (as in fount of knowledge, wisdom etc.) * The traditional English spelling of the once Americanized (1828) font (i.e.… …   Wikipedia

  • fount — fount1 [fount] n. [ME font < OFr < L fons, FOUNTAIN] 1. Old Poet. a fountain or spring 2. a source fount2 [fount] n. Brit. FONT2 …   English World dictionary

  • Fount — Fount, n. [See {Font}.] (Print.) A font. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Fount — Fount, n. [OF. font, funt, fr. L. fons, fontis, a fountain; of uncertain origin, perh. akin to fundere to pour, E. found to cast. Cf. {Font}.] A fountain. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • fount — [faunt] n [Date: 1500 1600; Origin: fountain] the fount of all knowledge/wisdom etc literary the place, person, idea etc that all knowledge, ↑wisdom etc comes from …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • fount — [ faunt ] noun count LITERARY a FOUNTAIN a fount of knowledge/wisdom/advice/ideas, etc. OFTEN HUMOROUS a person, organization, book etc. that provides a lot of information, advice, or ideas …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • fount — mid 15c., probably a shortening of FOUNTAIN (Cf. fountain), influenced by M.Fr. font fount …   Etymology dictionary

  • fount — fount·ful; fount; …   English syllables

  • fount — index derivation, fund, source Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • fount — [1] ► NOUN 1) a source of a desirable quality. 2) literary a spring or fountain. ORIGIN from FOUNTAIN(Cf. ↑fountain) …   English terms dictionary


  • The sacred fount, James Henry. Книга представляет собой репринтное издание. Несмотря на то, что была проведена серьезная работа по восстановлению первоначального качества издания, на некоторых страницах могут обнаружиться… Подробнее  Купить за 1315 руб
  • Origin, Stephen Baxter. But when the very fabric of the sky tears open, spilling living creatures to the ground and pulling others inside, including Reid's wife, Emma, his quest to uncover the unknown becomes… Подробнее  Купить за 871 руб
  • The Sacred Fount, James Henry. Henry James (1843-1916) was an American author regarded as a key transitional figure between literary realism and literary modernism. In "The Sacred Fount" an unnamed narrator attempts to… Подробнее  Купить за 447 руб
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