Origin of uncial
OTHER WORDS FROM uncialun·ci·al·ly, adverb
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How to use uncial in a sentence
The uncial letters are very small and neat, upright and regular, and their breadth is nearly equal to their height.Roman Mosaics|Hugh Macmillan
The earlier copies are all in uncial or "capital" letters, cursive or "lower-case" letters being a later invention.
This new writing was in two forms—round and pointed—but both were derived from the Roman half-uncial style.Old English Libraries|Ernest Savage
C, von Soden δ 3; an uncial palimpsest (the top writing being that of Ephraem) of the 5th century.
A Gothic Uncial alphabet redrawn from a German brass is illustrated in 162.Letters and Lettering|Frank Chouteau Brown