Origin of typewriting
- to write by means of a typewriter; type.
Origin of typewrite
First recorded in 1885–90; back formation from typewriter
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Examples from the Web for typewriting
I expect that before long I shall have to take to typewriting.One Day's Courtship
He said he was a journalist and asked me to buy him a typewriting machine.The Grell Mystery
If you want me to, I'll go at stenography and typewriting at once.
"I'd do it in a minute if the boy knew shorthand and typewriting," he told himself.
But I don't know a blooming thing about stenography or typewriting.Quin
Alice Hegan Rice
- the act or skill of using a typewriter
- copy produced by a typewriter; typescript
- to write by means of a typewriter; type
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