upper case

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See also: uppercase and upper-case

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Etymology[edit]

Named for the original arrangement in typesetting, where the drawer or case containing capital letters would traditionally be located above the one containing small letters.[1]

Noun[edit]

upper case (uncountable)

  1. Collective term for the capital letters A, B, C, ... as opposed to the small letters a, b, c, ....

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External links[edit]

Wikipedia-logo.png Letter case on Wikipedia.Wikipedia:Letter case

References[edit]

  1. ^ Glossary of Typesetting Terms, by Richard Eckersley, Charles Ellerston, Richard Hendel, Page 18