Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun One who exercises or professes the art or business of writing; a writer; a transcriber.
  • noun One who tells fortunes by examining the hand. Also chirographist.

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

  • noun One who practice the art or business of writing or engrossing.
  • noun See chirographist, 2.
  • noun (Old Eng. Law) an officer in the court of common pleas, who engrossed fines.

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

  • noun Alternative form of chirographist.

Etymologies

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chiro- + -grapher

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  • (noun) - One who tells fortunes by examining the hand. Chirographic, chirographical, pertaining to chirography; the art of telling fortunes by examining the hand. --John Ridpath's Home Reference Library, 1898

    April 22, 2018