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caligraphy

n.

alternative spelling of calligraphy.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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  • caligraphy was the item before them now, and on it they turned their well-trained brains.

    Howards End E. M. Forster
  • They are models, one is told, of caligraphy as well as of literary composition.

    Appearances Goldsworthy Lowes Dickinson
  • I could copy Chinese, monsieur; caligraphy, like drawing, is an imitative art.

    The Conspirators Alexandre Dumas (Pere)
  • caligraphy betokens caution, and if it be not light in hand it is nothing.

    The Bertrams

    Anthony Trollope
  • The caligraphy was typically Latin and the handwriting was vile.

    The Secret House Edgar Wallace
  • Of the caligraphy displayed in this work I must say a few words.

    Wagner as I Knew Him Ferdinand Christian Wilhelm Praeger
  • What were the chief subjects of his caligraphy is not known.

  • When Mr. Bradlaugh fell among the Carlists he cursed my caligraphy.

  • In the meantime John Craik was scribbling a letter to Eve in his minute caligraphy.

    The Grey Lady Henry Seton Merriman
  • And then he went back to his little experiments in caligraphy.

    Under False Pretences

    Adeline Sergeant

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