penmanship

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pen·man·ship

 (pĕn′mən-shĭp′)
n.
The art, skill, style, or manner of handwriting.
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penmanship

(ˈpɛnmənʃɪp)
n
style or technique of writing by hand. Also called: calligraphy
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pen•man•ship

(ˈpɛn mənˌʃɪp)

n.
1. the art of handwriting; use of the pen in writing.
2. a person's style or manner of handwriting.
[1685–95]
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penmanship

1. the art or skill of handwriting or writing with a pen.
2. a particular person’s manner or characteristic style of handwriting.
See also: Writing
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.penmanship - beautiful handwritingpenmanship - beautiful handwriting    
handwriting, script, hand - something written by hand; "she recognized his handwriting"; "his hand was illegible"
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Translations
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penmanship

[ˈpenmənʃɪp] Ncaligrafía f
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The hand writing of her mother, never till then unwelcome, was before her; and, in the acuteness of the disappointment which followed such an ecstasy of more than hope, she felt as if, till that instant, she had never suffered.
"Well, it beats ME -- and snaked a lot of old letters out of his pocket, and examined them, and then ex- amined the old man's writing, and then THEM again; and then says: "These old letters is from Harvey Wilks; and here's THESE two handwritings, and any- body can see they didn't write them" (the king and the duke looked sold and foolish, I tell you, to see how the lawyer had took them in), "and here's THIS old gentleman's hand writing, and anybody can tell, easy enough, HE didn't write them -- fact is, the scratches he makes ain't properly WRITING at all.
ISLAMABAD -- National Language Promotion Department (NLPD) has launched a book: 'Khat-i-Nastaleeq Lahori' and has announced to start course for students to improve their hand writing. The book is written by Khalid Mehmood Siddiqui.
Summary: The woman changed the date on the ticket by hand writing.
The renowned calligrapher had started his journey as an artist art during 1995 and started calligraphy during 2000, according to him; 'calligraphy for me has been God Gifted as I was blessed with excellent hand writing since I was very young, and under the able guidance of teachers/international calligraphers like Rasheed Butt and Mohammad Ali Zahid my calligraphic artwork has polished even more'
FAISALABAD -- Three-day training workshop on 'Islamic Calligraphy, Painting and Hand Writing' started at Government College University here on Wednesday.