running hand


: handwriting in which the letters are usually slanted and the words formed without lifting the pen

Examples of running hand in a Sentence

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Word History

First Known Use

1575, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of running hand was in 1575

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“Running hand.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 25 Sep. 2023.

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