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Cax·ton(kăk′stən), William 1422?-1491.
English printer who published the first printed book in English, Recuyell of the Historyes of Troye (c. 1475).
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1. (Printing, Lithography & Bookbinding) a book printed by William Caxton
2. (Printing, Lithography & Bookbinding) a style of type, imitating the Gothic, that Caxton used in his books
(Biography) William. ?1422–91, English printer and translator: published, in Bruges, the first book printed in English (1475) and established the first printing press in England (1477)
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William, 1422?–91, English printer: established first printing press in England 1476.
Cax•to•ni•an (kækˈstoʊ ni ən) adj.
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