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lettering

[ let-er-ing ]
/ ˈlɛt ər ɪŋ /
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noun

the act or process of inscribing with or making letters.
the letters in an inscription; calligraphy.

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Origin of lettering

First recorded in 1635–45; letter1 + -ing1
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British Dictionary definitions for lettering

lettering
/ (ˈlɛtərɪŋ) /

noun

the act, art, or technique of inscribing letters on to something
the letters so inscribed
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