from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. of or relating to minuscule script, a small cursive script developed from uncial, and used in the 7th to 9th centuries.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Pertaining to, or of the nature of, a minuscule; written in minuscules.

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  • adj. of or relating to a small cursive script developed from uncial; 7th to 9th centuries


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  • Such a shift is to be seen in multiple in the German nation within the past half-century, when, for instance, the Hanoverians, the Saxons, and even the Holsteiners in very appreciable numbers, not to mention the subjects of minuscular principalities whose names have been forgotten in the shuffle, all became good and loyal subjects of the Empire and of the Imperial dynasty, -- good and loyal without reservation, as has abundantly appeared.

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  • The wondering and minuscular fore-finger

    Traced that embossing by the magic world.

    —Robert Fitzgerald, 'Animula'

    March 23, 2009