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noctograph

[nok-tuh-graf, -grahf]
noun
  1. a frame used to aid the blind in writing.
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Origin of noctograph

First recorded in 1860–65; noct- + -o- + -graph
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Historical Examples of noctograph

  • It was a contrivance called "the noctograph," meant for the use of the blind.

    William Hickling Prescott

    Harry Thurston Peck