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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR INITIALS

The initials of those words are within here now, and were within here then.

At length, it was suggested that the letters were not initials, but the complete word, DIG.

The initials to that letter are yours, and all the men I meet tell me that you have written it.

On the end of the suitcase are the initials ‘C. M.’ and ‘Chicago.’

Two of these are signed with his initials, but the one here given has no signature.

He remembered that the Padre had a leather grip with other initials than his own upon it.

Some words in cipher followed, and an under-secretary's initials.

His initials alone were inscribed at the foot of this most extraordinary epistle.

The sheet was printed at night, after the king had placed his initials to the copy.

This coronet and initials proclaim them to have been once your own.

WORD ORIGIN

"to mark or sign with initials," 1864, American English, from initial (n.). Related: Initialed; initialing.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR INITIALS

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