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text hand

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  1. handwriting characterized by large neat letters.

Origin of text hand

First recorded in 1535–45
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

Examples from the Web for text hand

Historical Examples

  • On another page, he is corrected by r2, or possibly the text-hand.

    The Supposed Autographa of John the Scot

    Edward Kennard Rand

  • It is sometimes hard to be sure whether r is the text-hand or not.

  • I used to write that as a text-hand copy in a nicely-ruled book that I used to blot with inky fingers.

    The Master of the Ceremonies

    George Manville Fenn