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Meaning of LONGHAND

Pronunciation:  'long`hand

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  rapid handwriting in which letters are set down in full and cursively connected within words without lifting the writing implement from the paper
  2. [adj]  having words written out in full by hand; "longhand writing"

LONGHAND is a 8 letter word that starts with L.


 Synonyms: cursive, running hand, written
 See Also: copperplate, hand, handwriting, italic, round hand, script



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Long"hand`\, n.
The written characters used in the common method of writing;
-- opposed to {shorthand}.

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