chirography

[ kahy-rog-ruh-fee ]SEE DEFINITION OF chirography

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I am writing this on the train as the intelligent readers will gather from the chirography.

Instantly recognizing the chirography, he asked where I was.

It was in fact, to him, his father's name and chirography, and no one's else.

His chirography always was abominable; but now it is outrageous.

No, for the chirography was not mine—it was identical with all the rest of the writing.

The writing is apparently a woman's, but the chirography is smaller than the Girl's.

They are both the same in stationery and chirography, but not in literature.

The writing as an example of the chirography of the century is of interest.

The single missive was directed to herself, in a chirography which she well knew.

George W. Peck's hand is of the free and independent order of chirography.

WORD ORIGIN

"handwriting," 1650s, from chiro- + -graphy. Chirograph "formal written legal document" is attested from late 13c. in Anglo-French, from Latin chirographum, from Greek kheirographia "written testimony."

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