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1. The writing of something in one's own handwriting.
2. Autographs considered as a group.
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1. the writing of something in one's own handwriting; something handwritten
2. (Printing, Lithography & Bookbinding) the precise reproduction of an illustration or of writing
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(ɔˈtɒg rə fi)

autographs collectively.
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the act of writing something by hand. — autographer, n.autographic, adj.autographically, adv.
See also: Writing
the process in lithography of transferring writings and drawings to a stone surface. — autographic, adj.autographically, adv.
See also: Printing
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