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letterform

[ let-er-fawrm ]
/ ˈlɛt ərˌfɔrm /
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noun

a sheet of stationery used for letters.
the shape of a letter of the alphabet with regard to its design or historical development.

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Origin of letterform

First recorded in 1905–10; letter1 + form
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Example sentences from the Web for letterform

  • The letter is equivalent to (o umlaut); the correct letterform may have been unavailable to the printer.

    Three in Norway|James Arthur Lees
  • Errors or anomalies include missing, misplaced or incorrect diacritics; the letterform for ; and word-final (mu) for  (nu).

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