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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - French educator who lost his sight at the age of three and who invented a system of writing and printing for sightless people (1809-1852).

Usage examples (37)
  • There are also tactile signs for patrons reading braille.
  • You know why all conservative political books also come in braille don't you?
  • Corneille and La Fontaine's fables, both of which are in braille.
  • Wikipedia is a great thing, but I don't think it comes in braille. for more
Tutoring comment
  • A "brail" is a line used in sailing, while "braille" is a system of writing for the blind that uses raised-dot characters.
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