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chirography

[ kahy-rog-ruh-fee ]
/ kaɪˈrɒg rə fi /
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noun

handwriting; penmanship.

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Origin of chirography

First recorded in 1645–55; chiro- + -graphy

OTHER WORDS FROM chirography

chi·rog·ra·pher, nounchi·ro·graph·ic [kahy-ruh-graf-ik], /ˌkaɪ rəˈgræf ɪk/, chi·ro·graph·i·cal, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for chirography

chirography
/ (kaɪˈrɒɡrəfɪ) /

noun

another name for calligraphy

Derived forms of chirography

chirographer, nounchirographic (ˌkaɪrəˈɡræfɪk) or chirographical, adjective
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