[ pey-lee-og-ruh-fee or, especially British, pal-ee- ]
/ ˌpeɪ liˈɒg rə fi or, especially British, ˌpæl i- /
ancient forms of writing, as in documents and inscriptions.
the study of ancient writing, including determination of date, decipherment, etc.
WHO SAID IT: A QUIZ ON PRESIDENTIAL WIT AND WISDOM
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Question 1 of 9
“I do believe that the buck stops here, that I cannot rely upon public opinion polls to tell me what is right. I do believe that right makes might and that if I am wrong, 10 angels swearing I was right would make no difference.”
OTHER WORDS FROM paleographypa·le·og·ra·pher, nounpa·le·o·graph·ic [pey-lee-uh-graf-ik or, especially British, pal-ee-], /ˌpeɪ li əˈgræf ɪk or, especially British, ˌpæl i-/, pa·le·o·graph·i·cal, adjectivepa·le·o·graph·i·cal·ly, adverb
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