secret writing

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Noun1.secret writing - a piece of writing in code or ciphersecret writing - a piece of writing in code or cipher
piece of writing, written material, writing - the work of a writer; anything expressed in letters of the alphabet (especially when considered from the point of view of style and effect); "the writing in her novels is excellent"; "that editorial was a fine piece of writing"
2.secret writing - act of writing in code or cipher
committal to writing, writing - the activity of putting something in written form; "she did the thinking while he did the writing"
encoding, encryption - the activity of converting data or information into code
recoding - converting from one code to another
decipherment, decoding, decryption - the activity of making clear or converting from code into plain text; "a secret key or password is required for decryption"
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However, there was a tradition amongst the wise men of the country that the Dragon might be overcome by one who possessed King Solomon's signet-ring, upon which a secret writing was engraved.
In the present case - indeed in all cases of secret writing - the first question regards the language of the cipher; for the principles of solution, so far, especially, as the more simple ciphers are concerned, depend upon, and are varied by, the genius of the particular idiom.
I am fairly familiar with all forms of secret writings, and am myself the author of a trifling monograph upon the subject, in which I analyze one hundred and sixty separate ciphers, but I confess that this is entirely new to me.
Having once recognized, however, that the symbols stood for letters, and having applied the rules which guide us in all forms of secret writings, the solution was easy enough.
The book devotes most of its pages to the stars of secret writing such as the lone chemist who went to the grave with his ink recipe; the cape-wearing, Inquisition-defying founder of the Academy of the Secrets of Nature; and the Enlightenment-era scientists who traded secret formulas like gold for goods.
Secret writing is a way to banish him, not to even give him a look in.
Using the information Dasch supplied--along with the secret writing on the handkerchief, which the FBI lab was able to reveal with ammonia fumes--agents arrested Burger in his hotel room.
Information security experts Raggo and Hosmer (cybersecurity, Utica College) trace the 3,000-year-old history of using secret writing or hidden codes to communicate covertly in warfare.
Borda and Tornea proposed a secret writing method using DNA with the concept of one time pad [3].
Humans are 'softlings', the King has a 'Mr Chop-U-Up' sword, there are trolls, boglins, secret writing on a map, cloud maidens and much more that makes this a character driven story and an entertaining read.
Their friendship begins when a young writer challenges the system for what she believes is right - a secret writing project that will break society rules them all at risk.
Based in 1960s Mississippi, the film tells the story of three women who forge a friendship around a secret writing project that breaks societal rules.