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longhand

[lawng-hand, long-] /ˈlɔŋˌhænd, ˈlɒŋ-/
noun
1.
writing of the ordinary kind, in which words are written out in full (distinguished from shorthand).
adjective
2.
using longhand:
longhand writing.
3.
written in longhand:
a longhand account of the meeting.
Origin
1660-1670
1660-70; long1 + hand
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British Dictionary definitions for long-hand

longhand

/ˈlɒŋˌhænd/
noun
1.
ordinary handwriting, in which letters, words, etc, are set down in full, as opposed to shorthand or to typing
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Word Origin and History for long-hand

longhand

adj.

also long-hand, of handwriting, 1660s, from long (adj.) + hand (n.).

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