Definition for holograph (2 of 2)
verb (used with object)
Origin of holograph2
Examples from the Web for holograph
Trognon should dictate a holograph will which should be signed and deposited in a sealed envelope in a drawer.Cousin Pons|Honore de Balzac
For instance, his will is a holograph will, if that is what you are hinting at.
“A holograph will is a will entirely written in the handwriting of the person who makes it,” replied Barthorpe.The Herapath Property|J. S. Fletcher
No more likely date can be found for the holograph letter which he is said to have addressed to Shakespeare.A Chronicle History of the Life and Work of William Shakespeare|Frederick Gard Fleay
He had been told that Mortimer Fenley had made a holograph will.
British Dictionary definitions for holograph
- a book or document handwritten by its author; original manuscript; autograph
- (as modifier)a holograph document
Word Origin and History for holograph
"document written entirely by the person from whom it proceeds," 1620s, from Late Latin holographus, from Greek holographos "written entirely by the same hand," literally "written in full," from holos "whole" (see safe (adj.)) + graphos "written," from graphein "to write" (see -graphy). Modern use, with reference to holograms, is a 1960s back-formation from holography.