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Spencerian

[spen-seer-ee-uh n] /spɛnˈsɪər i ən/
adjective
1.
of Herbert Spencer or his philosophy.
noun
2.
a follower of Herbert Spencer.
Origin of Spencerian
1885-1890
1885-90; Spencer + -ian

Spencerian

[spen-seer-ee-uh n] /spɛnˈsɪər i ən/
adjective
1.
pertaining to or characteristic of a system of penmanship, characterized by clear, rounded letters slanting to the right.
Origin
1875-80; P. R. Spencer + -ian
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