Pronunciation: (bōld'fās"), [key]
—n., adj., v., -faced, -fac•ing. Print.
type or print that has thick, heavy lines, used for emphasis, headings, etc.&boldfacestart;This is a sample of boldface&boldfaceend;
typeset or printed in boldface.
to mark (copy) to be set in boldface. Cf. lightface.
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