- handwriting on the wall,
- handy, w. c.
Origin of handwriting
verb (used with object), hand·wrote or (Archaic) hand·writ; hand·writ·ten or (Archaic) hand·writ; hand·writ·ing.
Origin of handwrite
Examples from the Web for handwriting
He sort of saw the handwriting on the wall, that it was going to be the end of the Soviet Union and the end of the Cold War.How The Cold War Endgame Played Out In The Rubble Of The Berlin Wall|William O’Connor|November 9, 2014|DAILY BEAST
You might say that this is part of my side of the story… Please excuse my handwriting, punctuation, and spelling.
On Feb 1,2014 Neubauer was summoned by OSI and forced to provide a handwriting sample.Spies, Lies, and Rape in the Air Force: An Undercover Agent's Story|Jacob Siegel|March 4, 2014|DAILY BEAST
In the hospital the state of his handwriting was terrible, he says, but he “scribbled” much of Inside a Pearl while in hospital.
“I think she was a little embarrassed about her handwriting and having it being seen on national television,” Kornacki said.How MSNBC's Steve Kornacki Broke the Latest Christie Scandal|Lloyd Grove|January 21, 2014|DAILY BEAST
It contained no note, but the address was in Winnie's handwriting.Frank Merriwell's Reward|Burt L. Standish
I have tried to make Mrs. Clapp recall any particulars she may have noticed as to its appearance, handwriting, or post-mark.The Tree of Knowledge|Mrs. Baillie Reynolds
This document he put into the hands of an expert, who compared the handwriting with the address on the packet sent to Versailles.Legends of the Bastille|Frantz Funck-Brentano
The original direction was certainly in a handwriting well known to him it was Lady Dashfort's.The Absentee|Maria Edgeworth
It was in a lady's handwriting, and these were the words: "Fancy portrait of our dear unknown."The Little White Bird|J. M. Barrie
An ordinary note in his [Horace Greeley's] handwriting is said to have been used for a long time as a railroad pass, then as a servant's recommendation, and finally taken to a drug-store as a doctor's prescription. ["Frank Leslie's Magazine," August 1884]