block letter


noun

Printing. a sans-serif typeface or letter, usually compressed and having tight curves. blokltr.png
a simple, hand-printed capital letter.

Nearby words

  1. block heater,
  2. block house,
  3. block in,
  4. block island,
  5. block lava,
  6. block letters,
  7. block line,
  8. block mast,
  9. block mountain,
  10. block out

Origin of block letter

First recorded in 1905–10

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British Dictionary definitions for block letter

block letter

noun

Also called: block capital a plain capital letter
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