palaeographer

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palaeography (ˌpælɪˈɒɡrəfɪ)
 
n
1.  the study of the handwritings of the past, and often the manuscripts as well, so that they may be dated, read, etc, and may serve as historical and literary sources
2.  a handwriting of the past
 
palae'ographer
 
n
 
palaeographic
 
adj
 
palaeo'graphical
 
adj

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