(), n. [From a French type founder named Bourgeois, or fr. F. bourgeois of the middle class; hence applied to an intermediate size of type between brevier and long primer: cf. G. bourgeois, borgis. Cf. Burgess.] (Print.) A size of type between long primer and brevier. See Type.
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This line is printed in bourgeois type.
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(), n. [F., fr. bourg town; of German origin. See Burgess.] A man of middle rank in society; one of the shopkeeping class. [France.]
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a. Characteristic of the middle class, as in France.
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, n. [F.] The French middle class, particularly such as are concerned in, or dependent on, trade.
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