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noun
a brass letter, mounted in a handle, for printing on the cover of a handbound book.
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Origin of hand letter

First recorded in 1885–90

Other definitions for hand letter (2 of 2)

hand-letter
[ hand-let-er ]
/ ˈhændˈlɛt ər /

verb (used with object)
to print by hand: She hand-lettered a “for sale” sign.

Origin of hand-letter

First recorded in 1905–10
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