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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A style of orthography characterized by somewhat rounded capital letters adj. - Relating to or written in majuscule letters (which resemble modern capitals).

Usage examples (30)
  • uncial letters
  • All the oldest manuscripts are written in uncial, that is, capital letters, the "cursive," or small letters, being of more recent date.
  • The oldest are written on beautiful parchment, in what are called uncial, or capital letters.
  • I'm particularly in love with the uncial font, for some reason. for more
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