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small letter

noun
  1. a lower-case letter
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  • On the other hand, Small-Letter forms were frequently written larger and used as initials.

    Writing & Illuminating, & Lettering

    Edward Johnston

  • The Roman Small-Letter is the universally recognised type in which the majority of books and papers are printed.

  • The sequence is as follows: Prints with c, d, or x in any finger other than the index fingers constitute the small-letter group.

    The Science of Fingerprints

    Federal Bureau of Investigation

  • Most intricate of all the individual sequences is the small-letter sequence.

    The Science of Fingerprints

    Federal Bureau of Investigation