Non Plus Ultra

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Etymology[edit]

From Dutch non plus ultra, the name given to the type by the Enschedé Foundry in Haarlem, who first cut it. Doublet of Nonplusultra.

Noun[edit]

Non Plus Ultra

  1. (printing, dated) A small size of type, equivalent to 2 point.
    Synonym: Viertelpetit

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