running hand


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running hand

n.
Handwriting done rapidly without lifting the pen from the paper.
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Noun1.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 paperrunning 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
minuscule - a small cursive script developed from uncial between the 7th and 9th centuries and used in medieval manuscripts
copperplate - a graceful style of handwriting based on the writing used on copperplate engravings
italic - a style of handwriting with the letters slanting to the right
round hand - a clearly written style of longhand with large round curves
handwriting, script, hand - something written by hand; "she recognized his handwriting"; "his hand was illegible"
References in classic literature ?
This they undertook to do, by main strength and sweat, running hand over hand the float-line of a net.
There is nothing at all wrong with properly trained people running hand orbital sanders.
One's heart only beats so many times in one's lifetime But in that lifetime it beats strong and true For the one you love and who loves So as you both grow old and grey remember all the good and happy days That you both spent together Running hand in hand along the surf-kissed sand And making love beneath the stars so when you both close your eyes and say goodbye To this war-torn world of ours Remember you'll open them again in a world Where there will always be lots of warm tender love Joy and happiness forever and ever amen DONALD JOHN TYE, Wallsend.
The HDi 136 is state of the art stuff and has first class green credentials running hand in hand with scintillating performance and impressive economy.