charactery

noun
char·​ac·​tery | \ ˈker-ik-t(ə-)rē How to pronounce charactery (audio) , ˈka-rik-, kə-ˈrak- How to pronounce charactery (audio) \
plural characteries

Definition of charactery

: a system of written letters or symbols used in the expression of thought

First Known Use of charactery

1593, in the meaning defined above

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