Definition of Seriph

1. Noun. A short line at the end of the main strokes of a character.

Exact synonyms: Serif
Category relationships: Printing, Printing Process
Generic synonyms: Line



Definition of Seriph

1. n. See Ceriph.

Definition of Seriph

1. Noun. (archaic form of serif) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Seriph

1. a short decorative foot [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Seriph

seriocomedies
seriocomedy
seriocomic
seriocomical
seriocomically
seriograph
seriography
serioscopy
serious
serious-minded
serious-mindedness
serious music
seriously
seriousness
seriousnesses
seriph (current term)
seriphs
serir
serirs
seriscission
serjeant
serjeant-at-arms
serjeant-at-law
serjeanties
serjeantries
serjeantry
serjeants
serjeanty
serk
serkali

Literary usage of Seriph

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1. Shakespeare's Ovid: Being Arthur Golding's Translation of the Metamorphoses by Ovid, Arthur Golding, William Henry Denham Rouse (1904)
"At sight whereof anon The Goddesse Pallas all this while did keepe continually Hir brother Persey companie, till now that she did stie From seriph in a ..."

2. Notes on English Etymology: Chiefly Reprinted from the Transactions of the by Walter William Skeat (1901)
"The form of the root is SEUS. The Lith. form, which I had not mentioned, is important. [88; 10.] See Brug- mann, ed. 1897, i. ยง 213 (4). Serif, seriph ..."

3. Transactions of the Philological Society by Philological Society (Great Britain). (1901)
"... has also been said to be short for sai-e-nappe, for which I can find no evidence. Serif, seriph ..."

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