Origin of uncial
Related formsun·ci·al·ly, adverb
Examples from the Web for uncial
Again the corrected e is capital, not uncial, but Aldus would have had no hesitation in adopting the reading of the second hand.A Sixth-Century Fragment of the Letters of Pliny the Younger|Elias Avery Lowe and Edward Kennard Rand
The uncial characters shown here (a) afford one of the best examples61 for practice in writing with the reed or quill.Illumination and its Development in the Present Day|Sidney Farnsworth
It is a large folio, finely written in a neat minuscule, mainly Saxon hand, with uncial initials in two columns.Illuminated Manuscripts|John W. Bradley
The earlier copies are all in uncial or "capital" letters, cursive or "lower-case" letters being a later invention.
Mr. Crane is especially fond of an Uncial pen form, which he varies with masterful freedom.Letters and Lettering|Frank Chouteau Brown