signwriting

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signwriting (uncountable)

  1. Any form of clear lettering designed to be used on signs
    • 2001, Ken Follett, Jackdaws, Dutton, ISBN 0525946284, page 30,
      Dieter walked along a broad corridor. Each door was clearly labeled in neat German signwriting, but Dieter looked inside anyway.
  2. The art or process of writing signs.
    • 1991, Anthony John Lewery, Popular art: past and present
      Much modern signwriting is also done very cheaply, in the fastest possible way, and creativity is constrained by this commercial pressure as well.

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