law-hand

[ law-hand ]
/ ˈlɔˌhænd /

noun

a style of handwriting used in old legal documents, especially in England.

Nearby words

  1. law, william,
  2. law-abiding,
  3. law-and-order,
  4. law-breaker,
  5. law-breaking,
  6. lawbook,
  7. lawbreaker,
  8. lawes,
  9. lawes, henry,
  10. lawes, lewis edward

Origin of law-hand

First recorded in 1725–35; law1 + hand

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