Linguistics. a variant form of a grapheme that is in complementary distribution or free variation with another form of the same grapheme, as t and T or n in run and nn in runner; an orthographic contextual variant.
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writing or a signature inscribed by one person for another, as distinguished from autograph.
a deed or other legal document not in the writing of any of the persons who are party to it.
a document written by a person who is not a party to it
a signature made by one person on behalf of another Compare autograph
(linguistics) any of the written symbols that constitute a single grapheme: m and M are allographs in the Roman alphabet

“writing made by another person,” by 1916 (implied in allographic), from allo- + -graph “something written.”


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