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round hand

a style of handwriting in which the letters are round, full, and clearly separated.
Origin of round hand
1675-85 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • With the early slow individual at wave, already below be conduct for round hand.
  • Two narrow, tapering balusters connect each tread to a round hand rail with a hand fitted grove.
British Dictionary definitions for round hand

round hand

a style of handwriting with large rounded curves Compare italic, copperplate (sense 3)
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