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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun Cursive writing.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun Writing of the ordinary form, as contradistinguished from shorthand or stenography.

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

  • noun The written characters used in the common method of writing; -- opposed to shorthand.

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

  • noun The written characters used in the common method of writing; -- opposed to shorthand, or typing or printing; handwriting.
  • adverb To write something by hand in normal characters, as opposed to shorthand.
  • adverb To write something out by hand (with pen or pencil), rather than printing out; handwritten.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective having words written out in full by hand
  • noun rapid handwriting in which letters are set down in full and are cursively connected within words without lifting the writing implement from the paper

Etymologies

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long +‎ hand

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