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[pen-muh n-ship] /ˈpɛn mənˌʃɪp/

the art of handwriting; the use of the pen in writing.
a person’s style or manner of handwriting:
clear penmanship; poor penmanship.
style or technique of writing by hand Also called calligraphy

1690s, from obsolete penman “copyist, clerk, scrivener” + -ship.


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