Pronunciation: (font),[key] —n. 1. a receptacle, usually of stone, as in a baptistery or church, containing the water used in baptism.
2. a receptacle for holy water; stoup.
3. a productive source: The book is a font of useful tips for travelers. 4. the reservoir for oil in a lamp.
5. Archaic.a fountain.
Pronunciation: (font),[key] —n.Print. a complete assortment of type of one style and size. Also,Brit.,fount.