Examples from the Web for chirography
After he had read the letter over carefully, he fell to scrutinizing the chirography.Pretty Madcap Dorothy|Laura Jean Libbey
The chirography was the fashionable "long English;" the diction was good, and the orthography faultless.The Secret of a Happy Home (1896)|Marion Harland
History and Biography show—perhaps you say to me—that many great men and great writers are deficient in spelling and chirography.Ginger-Snaps|Fanny Fern
We can picture to ourselves Diemudis in her conventual dress, seated in the scriptorium, with her materials for chirography.
It was done after the public reception, and "three hours' handshaking is not calculated to improve a man's chirography."The Lincoln Story Book|Henry L. Williams
British Dictionary definitions for chirography
Word Origin and History for chirography
"handwriting," 1650s, from chiro- + -graphy. Chirograph "formal written legal document" is attested from late 13c. in Anglo-French, from Latin chirographum, from Greek kheirographia "written testimony."