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  • n  a specific size and style of type within a type family
  • n  a plumbing fixture that provides a flow of water

  • A fount of common sense, he remains.
  • The mountainous north African nation is also a fount of humanity.
  • The Marriott bombing was a reminder that the wild frontier between Pakistan and Afghanistan remains a fount of menace not only to Afghanistan and the West but also to Pakistan.
Quotes

  • Robert Plant in Great American Country
    I'm in no hurry to go anywhere,Robert told Billboard. "I want to stay very close. This is a [fount] of knowledge, and I'm sticking as close to it as I can."
  • Daniel Dennett in Stanford Report
    You might say that they think of the mind as a skyhook, as a near miraculous device that is an original fount of intelligence and creativity,Dennett said.

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