1. [ noun ] the solar calendar introduced in Rome in 46 b.c. by Julius Caesar and slightly modified by Augustus, establishing the 12-month year of 365 days with each 4th year having 366 days and the months having 31 or 30 days except for February
Synonyms: old_style_calendar Julian_calendar
Related terms: solar_calendar
2. [ noun ] (printing) a typeface (based on an 18th century design) distinguished by irregularity and slanted ascender serifs and little contrast between light and heavy strokes
Synonyms: old_style_font
Related terms: modern proportional_font
Similar spelling:   old_stager