hand letter

noun

Definition of hand letter

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: a single letter usually cut in brass that is applied by hand to the binding of a book

hand-letter

verb

Definition of hand-letter (Entry 2 of 2)

transitive verb

1 : to print by hand a hand-lettered notice in chalk on the wall
2 : to apply hand letters to (a book or its binding)

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“Hand letter.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hand%20letter. Accessed 18 Jan. 2022.

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