court hand

noun

Definition of court hand

: the hand formerly used in charters, deeds, and other legal documents

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History and Etymology for court hand

court entry 1 (of law) + hand

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“Court hand.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/court%20hand. Accessed 28 Nov. 2021.

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