American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. A variant shape of a letter.
- n. A letter or combination of letters that can represent one phoneme, as f and gh can represent the phoneme /f/.
- n. Writing, especially a signature, made by one person for another.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In law, a deed not written by any of the parties to its execution: opposed to autograph.
- n. A variant form of letter (or other grapheme)
- n. A signature made by one person for another (compare autograph)
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. A writing or signature made by some person other than any of the parties thereto; -- opposed to
- allo- + -graph (Wiktionary)
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