round hand


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round hand

n.
A style of handwriting in which the letters are rounded and full rather than angular.

round hand

n
1. a style of handwriting with large rounded curves. Compare italic, copperplate3
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Noun1.round hand - a clearly written style of longhand with large round curves
cursive, cursive script, longhand, running hand - rapid handwriting in which letters are set down in full and are cursively connected within words without lifting the writing implement from the paper
References in classic literature ?
But the same pen that wrote sharply and satirically about snobs, wrote loving letters in big round hand to his dear daughters, who were living far away in Paris.
It's sealed vith a vafer, and directed in round hand.
In some cases this character was written in good round hand upon the countenance of the wearer; in others Newman was thankful for such help as his companion's impressively brief intimation contributed to the discovery of it.
From where I stood I could read the words: "Ship Ferndale" written in a large round hand on the first page.
I always received by return of post exactly the same answer in the same round hand, with the signature of Kenge and Carboy in another writing, which I supposed to be Mr.