block letter


noun

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

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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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