Font \Font\, n. [AS. font, fant, fr. L. fons, fontis, spring, fountain; cf. OF. font, funt, F. fonts, fonts baptismaux, pl. See {Fount}.] 1. A fountain; a spring; a source. [1913 Webster] Bathing forever in the font of bliss. --Young. [1913 Webster] 2. A basin or stone vessel in which water is contained for baptizing. [1913 Webster] That name was given me at the font. --Shak. [1913 Webster]