a brass letter, mounted in a handle, for printing on the cover of a handbound book.
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Question 1 of 10
Which definition best describes “spang”?
Origin of hand letter
First recorded in 1885–90
Words nearby hand letter
Definition for hand letter (2 of 2)
[ 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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