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block letter

n.
1. A plain capital letter written or printed unjoined to a following or preceding letter.
2. Printing
a. A sans-serif style of type.
b. A letter printed or written sans serif.
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block letter

n
(Printing, Lithography & Bookbinding) Also called: block capital a plain capital letter
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block′ let`ter


n.
1. a usu. compressed sans-serif typeface or letter.
2. a simple, hand-printed capital letter.
[1905–10]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.block letter - a plain hand-drawn letterblock letter - a plain hand-drawn letter    
alphabetic character, letter of the alphabet, letter - the conventional characters of the alphabet used to represent speech; "his grandmother taught him his letters"
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