fancy penmanship, especially highly decorative handwriting, as with a great many flourishes:
She appreciated the calligraphy of the 18th century.
the art of writing beautifully:
He studied calligraphy when he was a young man.
a script, usually cursive, although sometimes angular, produced chiefly by brush, especially Chinese, Japanese, or Arabic writing of high aesthetic value.
Fine Arts. line or a group of lines either derived from or resembling letter forms and characterized by qualities usually associated with cursive writing, especially that produced with a brush or pen.
The Religions of Japan William Elliot Griffis
A History of Chinese Literature Herbert A. Giles
handwriting, esp beautiful handwriting considered as an art Also called chirography
c310–c240 b.c, Greek poet, grammarian, and critic. Historical Examples The English Novel in the Time of Shakespeare J. J. Jusserand Initiation into Literature Emile Faguet Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 2, Slice 5 Various Ruins of Ancient Cities (Vol. I of II) Charles Bucke Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 16, Slice 5 Various The Fifteen […]
a program in which listeners or viewers phone in comments or questions to the host or a person being interviewed. a live telephone conversation intended for broadcasting between a program’s host and a person being interviewed. of, relating to, or featuring such phone calls or conversations: a call-in program.
the act of a person or thing that calls. vocation, profession, or trade: What is your calling? a call or summons: He had a calling to join the church. a strong impulse or inclination: She did it in response to an inner calling. a convocation: the calling of Congress. to cry out in a loud […]
Also called card, visiting card. a small card with the name and often the address of a person or of a couple, for presenting when making a business or social call, for enclosing in gifts, etc. Informal. any mark, sign, trace, characteristic, or the like by which someone or something can be recognized. Also called […]