Chirography

  • 1 Chirography — Chi*rog ra*phy, n. 1. The art of writing or engrossing; handwriting; as, skilled in chirography. [1913 Webster] 2. The art of telling fortunes by examining the hand. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 2 chirography — index handwriting Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

    Law dictionary

  • 3 chirography — handwriting, 1650s, from CHIRO (Cf. chiro ) + graphos writing. Chirograph formal written legal document is attested from late 13c. in Anglo French, ultimately from Gk. kheirographia written testimony …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 4 chirography — [kī räg′rə fē] n. [ CHIRO + GRAPHY] handwriting; penmanship chirographer n. chirographic [kī΄rō graf′ik] adj. chirographical …

    English World dictionary

  • 5 Chirography — Not to be confused with Chirograph. For other uses, see Chirography (disambiguation). Chirography (from the Greek derived (cheir / cheiro ) Latin chiro (similar to the Hittite word kesar) meaning hand (i.e. chiropractic)) is the study of… …

    Wikipedia

  • 6 chirography — noun calligraphy or penmanship A flourishing style of chirography is nowhere less in place than on a physicians prescription …

    Wiktionary

  • 7 chirography — noun Date: 1631 1. handwriting, penmanship 2. calligraphy 1 • chirographer noun • chirographic or chirographical adjective …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 8 chirography — chirographer, n. chirographic /kuy reuh graf ik/, chirographical, adj. /kuy rog reuh fee/, n. handwriting; penmanship. [1645 55; CHIRO + GRAPHY] * * * …

    Universalium

  • 9 Chirography — Кирография (искусство крупного чёткого и круглого письма) …

    Краткий толковый словарь по полиграфии

  • 10 chirography — study of handwriting or penmanship Sciences and Studies …

    Phrontistery dictionary

  • 11 chirography — n. handwriting …

    English contemporary dictionary

  • 12 chirography — [kʌɪ rɒgrəfi] noun handwriting, especially as distinct from typography. Derivatives chirographic adjective …

    English new terms dictionary

  • 13 chirography — n. Handwriting, hand, penmanship, style of penmanship …

    New dictionary of synonyms

  • 14 chirography — chi·rog·ra·phy …

    English syllables

  • 15 chirography — chi•rog•ra•phy [[t]kaɪˈrɒg rə fi[/t]] n. handwriting; penmanship • Etymology: 1645–55 chi•rog′ra•pher, n. chi ro•graph′ic rəˈgræf ɪk chi ro•graph′i•cal, adj …

    From formal English to slang

  • 16 chirography — /kaɪˈrɒgrəfi/ (say kuy rogruhfee) noun → handwriting. –chirographer, noun –chirographic /kaɪrəˈgræfɪk/ (say kuyruh grafik), chirographical /kaɪrəˈgræfɪkəl/ (say kuyruh grafikuhl), adjective …

    Australian English dictionary

  • 17 chirography —   , n. handwriting …

    Dictionary of difficult words

  • 18 chirography — See handwriting …

    Ballentine's law dictionary

  • 19 chirography — n. handwriting, calligraphy …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 20 Chirography (disambiguation) — Chirography (from the Greek derived (cheir / cheiro ) Latin chiro (similar to the Hittite word kesar) meaning hand (i.e. chiropractic)) is the study of writing by hand in all of its aspects. Chirography may also refer to: Penmanship, the… …

    Wikipedia


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