court hand

Origin of court hand

First recorded in 1585–95
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Historical Examples of court hand

  • The leaves are of parchment, with the contents written in a small Court-hand in Latin; and on folio 130 a, is this entry.


British Dictionary definitions for court hand

court hand

noun
  1. a style of handwriting formerly used in English law courts
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