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(Printing, Lithography & Bookbinding) a compositor's type case, in which the small letters are kept
(Printing, Lithography & Bookbinding) of or relating to small letters
(Printing, Lithography & Bookbinding) (tr) to print with lower-case letters
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low′er case′(ˈloʊ ər)
See under case 2 (def. 8).
adj., v. -cased, -cas•ing,
1. (of an alphabetical letter) of a particular form often different from and smaller than its corresponding capital letter, as a, b, q, r.v.t.
2. to print or write with a lowercase letter or letters.n.
3. a lowercase letter.
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