Definitions for majuscule

Definitions for (noun) majuscule

Main entry: majuscule, upper-case letter, uppercase, capital, capital letter

Definition: one of the large alphabetic characters used as the first letter in writing or printing proper names and sometimes for emphasis

Usage: printers once kept the type for capitals and for small letters in separate cases; capitals were kept in the upper half of the type case and so became known as upper-case letters

Definitions for (adj) majuscule

Main entry: majuscule, capital, great

Definition: uppercase

Usage: capital A; great A; many medieval manuscripts are in majuscule script

Main entry: majuscule

Definition: of or relating to a style of writing characterized by somewhat rounded capital letters; 4th to 8th centuries

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