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Majuscule Definition

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[adj] uppercase; "capital A"; "great A"; "many medieval manuscripts are in majuscule script"
[adj] of or relating to a style of writing characterized by somewhat rounded capital letters; 4th to 8th centuries

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capital, great, uppercase


minuscular, minuscule

Misc. Definitions

\Ma*jus"cule\, n. [Cf. F. majuscule. See {Majuscul[ae]}.] A capital letter; especially, one used in ancient manuscripts. See {Majuscul[ae]}. {Majuscule writing}, writing composed wholly of capital letters, especially the style which prevailed in Europe from the third to the sixth century.

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