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- adv. in a calligraphic manner: using calligraphy
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To my mind, it was clearly named with the 'poetry collection' sense in view, since the window displayed a plaster model of an open book with the name inscribed calligraphically, but when I drew their attention to this, they shrugged—I'm guessing whoever named the place and ordered the plaster book was no longer around, and nobody else knew.
'Sidge', on the other hand, could be cuneiform, and 'Tun' and 'Val' are probably calligraphically drifted from demotic.
It can hardly be questioned that when these pictures were first used calligraphically they were meant to represent the idea of a bird or animal.
The title engraved calligraphically on the stone monument was written by Kin-ichiro Sakaguchi, Professor Emeritus at the University of Tokyo, a world authority on applied microbiology and the first Vice-President of RIKEN when it was a government-affiliated company.
It was a breast the size of a man’s shoe, and it had been sprinkled with the advertised pine nuts and calligraphically swirled with a red pepper reduction, whatever that meant.