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small letter

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(Printing, Lithography & Bookbinding) a lower-case letter
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Noun1.small letter - the characters that were once kept in bottom half of a compositor's type casesmall letter - the characters that were once kept in bottom half of a compositor's type case
grapheme, graphic symbol, character - a written symbol that is used to represent speech; "the Greek alphabet has 24 characters"
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Leather-Stocking, I’ve an arrand with you,” cried Kirby; “here’s the good people of the State have been writing you a small letter, and they’ve hired me to ride post.”
Seeing then, I said, that we are no great wits, I think that we had better adopt a method which I may illustrate thus; suppose that a short-sighted person had been asked by some one to read small letters from a distance; and it occurred to some one else that they might be found in another place which was larger and in which the letters were larger-- if they were the same and he could read the larger letters first, and then proceed to the lesser--this would have been thought a rare piece of good fortune.
In addition to these points of distraction, Wardle was intrusted with two small letters to two small young ladies who were to act as bridesmaids; upon the receipt of which, the two young ladies were driven to despair by having no 'things' ready for so important an occasion, and no time to make them in--a circumstance which appeared to afford the two worthy papas of the two small young ladies rather a feeling of satisfaction than otherwise.
DPA London Police evacuated buildings at two British universities on Wednesday after reports of suspicious packages, one day after three small letter bombs were found at the offices of two airports and a railway station in London.
The only thing setting them apart from a typical Meridian graduate is a small letter T on their transcripts.
In these days of living in a gadget-dominated world, a small letter writing stall gained a lot of attention at the Emirates Literature Festival (ELF).
Substrates Number of leaves CS(2) + FWS(1) 4.667 b (*) FWS(1) + CS(2) + OX(3) 5.611 b OX(3) 4.241 b CS(2) 7.278 a CV(%) 11.92 Recipient Number of leaves Tube 3.250 c Plastic glass 5.389 b Black polyethilene bag 7.708 a CV(%) 8.47 (*) Averages values followed by the same small letter in column show no statistical difference by Scott-Knott test at 5% probability error.
The pigeon apparently carried a small letter in Urdu with a message presumably for Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
Treatment LDM (g) TDM (g) Screen No screen Screen No screen Soybean + BIDPI 3.70 aA (1) 2.94 bA 8.73 abA 6.47 bB Soybean + ELEIN 3.42 aA 2.92 bA 7.74 bA 7.46 bA Soybean + URDC 3.86 aA 2.17 bB 8.26 abA 5.59 bB Soybean 5.52 aA 5.91 aA 12.51 aA 13.26 aA C.V (%) 28.75 27.29 (1) Means followed by same letter, small letter in column and capital letter in line, for each variable, do not differ by Tukey's post test at 5% significance level.
Averages followed by the same small letter on the line do not differ by Tukey's test at 5% probability.
Today, the mailman drops off just one small letter, from OurState Insurance, the address handwritten to Mr.

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