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fount (n.)

"spring of water," 1590s, probably a shortening of fountain influenced by French font "fount." Figurative use also is from 1590s.

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Definitions of fount from WordNet

fount (n.)
a specific size and style of type within a type family;
Synonyms: font / typeface / face / case
fount (n.)
a plumbing fixture that provides a flow of water;
Synonyms: fountain
From wordnet.princeton.edu