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
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
- noun (Old Eng. Law) an officer in the court of common pleas, who engrossed fines.
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- noun Alternative form of
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As she was an excellent chirographer, with a clear head for business, and was paid by the piece and not by the month, she made money fast, as matters were then reckoned, and she was very liberal with it.
Willie, because of his proficiency as a chirographer, always wrote the date line in the register.
The most unevenly printed, and therefore, I suppose, the primitial gem, is the _Tractatus de mendicitate spirituali_, in which not only rubiform capitals, but whole words, have been inserted by a chirographer.
Upon the column immediately on his right hand hung, emblazoned with gold, and beautiful with all the art of the chirographer, the edict of Aurelian.