Definition of Chirographies
1. chirography [n] - See also: chirography
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Chirographies
Literary usage of Chirographies
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Magazine of American History with Notes and Queries by Martha Joanna Lamb, Pond, Nathan Gillett, 1832-, John Austin Stevens (1893)
"It was found on an envelope containing some voluminous article, not written in the most comfortable of chirographies, and on a subject none of the liveliest ..."
2. Letters of Emily Dickinson by Emily Dickinson, Mabel Loomis Todd (1894)
"Ask her if vice versa ? Mine is but just the thief s request —' Remember me to-day.' Such are the bright chirographies of the 'Lamb's Book.' Goodnight ! ..."
3. Catharine Cole's Book by Martha Reinhard Smallwood Field (1897)
"... addressed in various chirographies, delude their correspondents into opening them. Meanwhile I read my encyclopaedia in a different spirit. ..."
4. History of the Town of Groton: Including Pepperell and Shirley, from the by Caleb Butler (1848)
"The five last named, and none other, are now living. Various were the modes of expression, chirographies and orthographies, used by the several clerks. ..."
5. Contributions to Literature: Descriptive, Critical, Humorous, Biographical by Samuel Gilman (1856)
"... if the chirographies of the two sexes are almost always immediately distinguishable, so that a brother and sister, educated under the same circumstances ..."