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autography

[ aw-tog-ruh-fee ]
/ ɔˈtɒg rə fi /
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noun

the act of writing by one's own hand.
autographs collectively.

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Origin of autography

First recorded in 1635–45; auto-1 + -graphy
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British Dictionary definitions for autography

autography
/ (ɔːˈtɒɡrəfɪ) /

noun

the writing of something in one's own handwriting; something handwritten
the precise reproduction of an illustration or of writing
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