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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
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calligraphycal‧lig‧ra‧phy /kəˈlɪɡrəfi/ noun [uncountable]  AVWRITEthe art of producing beautiful writing using special pens or brushes, or the writing produced this waycalligrapher noun [countable]
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calligraphyAgain, I smiled, wishing Father had brought calligraphy instead of ball torture.Red paper, reflecting good fortune, with bright, bold, gold calligraphy, was hung in the kitchen.If calligraphy is not a skill you possess or think you could learn, do not despair for there are some alternatives.Moore, for instance, treasures a collection of sayings Penny Scaggs had written for her in calligraphy.We learned a copperplate at my convent, with elaborate curlicues of capitals I have not seen in any other calligraphy.So far as one could judge, nobody had graduated from their calligraphy evening class.He spent the rest of his life collecting antiques and artwork and writing calligraphy in his smoke-filled room.
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