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noun

a capital letter of a particular font, the same height as the x-high letters.

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Also called small cap .

Origin of small capital

First recorded in 1760–70
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British Dictionary definitions for small capital

small capital

noun

a letter having the form of an upper-case letter but the same height as a lower-case letter
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