- a style of handwriting in which the letters are round, full, and clearly separated.
Origin of round hand
First recorded in 1675–85
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Examples from the Web for round hand
Another cut; again cleverly intercepted; then a fault and an easy, round-hand service.A Book o' Nine Tales.
Some delay until after supper, but “delays are dangerous”—Round-hand copy.
There was no occasion to give this public reprimand, this round-hand rebuke.Expositor's Bible: The Gospel of St Luke
Some delay until after supper, but 'Delays are dangerous'—Round-hand copy.
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