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[pen-muh n] /ˈpɛn mən/

noun, plural penmen.
a person who writes or copies; scribe; copyist.
an expert in .
a writer or author.
noun (pl) -men
a person skilled in handwriting
a person who writes by hand in a specified way: a bad penman
an author

1610s, “copyist, clerk, scrivener” (obsolete), from pen (n.1) + man (n.).



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