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1. The common Germanic runic alphabet.
2. also fu·thorc or fu·thork (-thôrk′) The Old English runic alphabet.

[From the first six letters of the alphabet: f, u, th, a, r, k (or c).]
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Tomorrow, kitchen stenography will go the way of the Futhorc runes--forgotten with much else of old Hong Kong foodways.
As regards the former, the author's examination of runes centres upon the description of the standard Germanic futhorc (c.