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n. pl. or·thog·ra·phies
1. The art or study of correct spelling according to established usage.
2. The aspect of language study concerned with letters and their sequences in words.

or·thog′ra·pher, or·thog′ra·phist n.
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One way or another, we are told by important orthographists about the overall consistency of large corpora, but we do not know much about the regularity or frequency of most rules, or about rule-regularity and rule-frequency within particular groups of words, or within smaller samples like the glossary of a coursebook for beginners.