Definition of Block letter

1. Noun. A plain hand-drawn letter.




Definition of Block letter

1. Noun. A capital letter written by hand. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Block Letter

block anesthesia
block book
block books
block capital
block capitals
block copolymer
block design test
block diagram
block diagrams
block dump
block grant
block heater
block heaters
block hour
block hours
block letter (current term)
block letters
block level element
block level elements
block macromolecule
block of flats
block of metal
block off
block out
block parties
block party
block plane
block polymer
block polymers
block up

Literary usage of Block letter

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Memorial Art, Ancient and Modern: Illustrations and Descriptions of the by Harry Augustus Bliss (1912)
"For a design witli plain mouldings, square edges, and large plain surfaces a raised, headed, or plain block letter may be used. The round raised letters are ..."

2. Art of Engraving: A Practical Treatise on the Engraver's Art, with Special (1903)
"‘30 we illustrate what is known as a cap block letter. ... 131 we illustrate the word “Harmoniums” in a block letter shaded at the top only. ..."

3. International Library of Technology: A Series of Textbooks for Persons by International Textbook Company (1907)
"The Half block letter is, in many respects, similar to the Full Block, ... The Full block letter C, for instance, is carried to the point 6 a, ..."

4. Cyclopedia of Civil Engineering: A General Reference Work on Surveying by Frederick Eugene Turneaure, American Technical Society, American School of Correspondence (1909)
"In the block letter, however, they are frequently all of the same size. ... The block letter is made on the same general plan as the Gothic, ..."

5. The Order of the Communion, 1548: A Facsimile of the British Museum Copy C by Church of England, Henry Austin Wilson (1908)
"Once he was clear of the block-letter, he probably worked from the impression represented by 16 : if he had continued to use the other, the page of 12 would ..."

6. Transactions of the American Ophthalmological Society Annual Meeting by American Ophthalmological Society (1905)
"A revised series in the same form of " block " letter, drawn principle of the minimum separabile in the construction of test-letters and of the necessity of ..."

7. Cyclopedia of Architecture, Carpentry and Building: A General Reference Work by American School, (Chicago, Ill.) (1907)
"In the block letter, however, they are frequently all of the same size. ... The block letter is made on the same general plan as the Gothic, ..."

8. Modern Engineering Practice: A Reference Library by American School (Chicago, Ill.) (1906)
"In the block letter, however, they are frequently all of the same size. ... The block letter is made on the same general plan as the Gothic, ..."

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