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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR LETTERING

He assumes that the lettering which borders the bodice in this drawing—ALS.

Vera did that lettering on one of her sheets in about five minutes.

A word should never be divided or hyphenated in lettering, when it can be avoided.

There was lettering, too, upon the undermost side when the man turned it over.

Much to his satisfaction, he saw that there was some lettering on the back of the sign.

A practical purpose to which lettering is often put is the marking of linen.

One sort has in place of the Greek lettering an Aramean inscription.

As to paper, Bristol-board has the best smooth surface for lettering.

As he turned it over in his hand he observed some lettering on the underside.

The lettering on the glass simply said: Conference Room A-6.

WORD ORIGIN

1640s, "act of writing;" 1811 as "act of putting letters on something," verbal noun from letter (v.).

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR LETTERING

block letter

nouncapital letter

marking

nounmaking a mark upon

markings

nounmaking a mark upon
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.