- handwriting characterized by large neat letters.
Origin of text hand
First recorded in 1535–45
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Examples from the Web for text hand
On another page, he is corrected by r2, or possibly the text-hand.
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