Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Pertaining to chirography.

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

  • adjective Of or pertaining to chirography.

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  • adjective Of or relating to chirography.

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Examples

  • "In chirographic transmission, the person of the scribe was kinetically, cognitively, and existentially bound up in the recreation of the text in a way that is incomprehensible in our era of mechanically mass-produced documents" p.225.

    Review of Jesus, the Voice, and the Text

  • "In chirographic transmission, the person of the scribe was kinetically, cognitively, and existentially bound up in the recreation of the text in a way that is incomprehensible in our era of mechanically mass-produced documents" p.225.

    Archive 2009-03-01

  • Now in these ninety-nine folios (including the Preface, which is not numbered) are not only all the five varieties of chirography fac-similed above, but others partaking the character of some two of these, and all manifestly written by the same hand; which is shown no less by the phraseology than by the chirographic traits common to all the notes.

    The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 08, No. 47, September, 1861

  • Writings evidencing a subsisting obligation were syngraphic or chirographic respectively, as they expressed a mutual or a unilateral obligation.

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 9: Laprade-Mass Liturgy

  • When I asked him whether the chirographic image appeared printed or written and in what type, he replied significantly enough, "As my writing-teacher wrote it."

    Criminal Psychology: a manual for judges, practitioners, and students

  • Surveying them with a blending of chirographic pride, orthographic doubt, and the bashful consciousness of

    Cressy

  • Beyond the knowledge of possessing chirographic specimens of another language, neither party is wiser.

    Overland through Asia; Pictures of Siberian, Chinese, and Tartar Life

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