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The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Elzevir \El"ze*vir\, a. (Bibliog.) Applied to books or editions (esp. of the Greek New Testament and the classics) printed and published by the Elzevir family at Amsterdam, Leyden, etc., from about 1592 to 1680; also, applied to a round open type introduced by them. [1913 Webster] The Elzevir editions are valued for their neatness, and the elegant small types used. --Brande & C. [1913 Webster]