from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A style of handwriting in which the letters are rounded and full rather than angular.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. a style of penmanship in which the letters are formed in nearly an upright position, and each separately distinct; -- distinguished from running hand.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A style of penmanship in which the letters are round and full.
  • n. A style of bowling in cricket in which the arm is brought round horizontally. See round-arm. Imp. Dict.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a clearly written style of longhand with large round curves


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