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

  • n. A system of writing and printing for blind or visually impaired people, in which varied arrangements of raised dots representing letters and numerals are identified by touch.
  • transitive v. To print or transliterate using this system.
  • Braille, Louis 1809-1852. French musician, educator, and inventor of a writing and printing system for blind or visually impaired people (1829). He lost his sight at the age of three.

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  • proper n. Louis Braille
  • n. braille
  • adj. braille

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A system of printing or writing for the blind in which the characters and numerals are represented by patterns of raised tangible points or dots. It was invented by Louis Braille, a French teacher of the blind.

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

After Louis Braille.

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