from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A letter written or printed in a size larger than and often in a form differing from its corresponding lowercase letter; an uppercase letter.
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- n. An upper-case letter (A, B, C, ... as opposed to a, b, c, ...), used for emphasis, for starting sentences and proper names, etc.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. a leading or heading letter, used at the beginning of a sentence and as the first letter of certain words, distinguished, for the most part, both by different form and larger size, from the small (lower-case) letters, which form the greater part of common print or writing.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. one of the large alphabetic characters used as the first letter in writing or printing proper names and sometimes for emphasis
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