copperplate

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noun cop·per·plate \ˈkä-pər-ˌplāt\

Definition of copperplate

  1. 1 :  an engraved or etched copper printing plate; also :  a print made from such a plate

  2. 2 :  a neat script handwriting based on engraved models

1663

First Known Use of copperplate

1663

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