old style (dates)

old style (dates)
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  • Old Style and New Style dates — Old Style redirects here. For other uses, see Old Style (disambiguation). Old Style (O.S.) and New Style (N.S.) are used in English language historical studies either to indicate that the start of the Julian year has been adjusted to start on… …   Wikipedia

  • Old style — Old style, or oldstyle , may refer to:Technical terms: * Old style dates in timekeeping. * Old style or antiqua script in typography. * Old style numerals in typography.Trademarks: * Old Style Beer, a lager brewed by Pabst Brewing Company …   Wikipedia

  • old-style — old style, a kind of type, such as Garamond or Caslon, characterized by slanting serifs and strokes of almost equal thickness. old style «OHLD STYL», adjective. of or in old style. Old Style, the method of reckoning time according to the Julian… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Old Style (disambiguation) — Old Style can refer to: Old Style and New Style dates, a shift from the Julian to the Gregorian calendar: in Britain in 1752, in Russia in 1918 Old Style Beer, a brand of beer brewed in Wisconsin and popular in Chicago Old Style, colloquial name… …   Wikipedia

  • old style — noun a typeface (based on an 18th century design) distinguished by irregularity and slanted ascender serifs and little contrast between light and heavy strokes • Syn: ↑old style font • Ant: ↑modern • Hypernyms: ↑proportional font * * * I …   Useful english dictionary

  • Old Style 1752 — This is the calendar for Old Style 1752, a leap year which began on 1 January, and dropped 3–13 September to transition to the Gregorian calendar.[1] Previously, the Old Style calendar in England (and related regions) had begun on 25 March and… …   Wikipedia

  • old style — time reckoned according to the Julian calendar; subsequently replaced by new style (reckoned according to the Gregorian calendar and now in use in the West). Most scientific papers operate on the Gregorian or new style calendar but Russia only… …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • Old Style — noun the method of calculating dates using the Julian calendar …   English new terms dictionary

  • old style — (OS)    a notation used after a date stated in the Julian calendar (see year2). The Julian calendar was replaced by the Gregorian calendar in 1582 or soon thereafter in predominantly Catholic countries of Europe. It remained in use in Britain, a… …   Dictionary of units of measurement

  • Wikipedia:Manual of Style/Dates and numbers — Shortcuts: WP:MOSNUM WP:DATE MOS:NUM This page is part of the Ma …   Wikipedia