Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A variant shape of a letter.
  • noun A letter or combination of letters that can represent one phoneme, as f and gh can represent the phoneme /f/.
  • noun Writing, especially a signature, made by one person for another.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun In law, a deed not written by any of the parties to its execution: opposed to autograph.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun A writing or signature made by some person other than any of the parties thereto; -- opposed to autograph.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun A variant form of a letter (or other grapheme)
  • noun A signature made by one person for another (compare autograph)

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

  • noun a signature written by one person for another
  • noun a variant form of a grapheme, as `m' or `M' or a handwritten version of that grapheme

Etymologies

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allo- + -graph

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  • JM regards his allograph book with contempt - how many of these roses are really red anyway?

    August 30, 2010