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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishcopperplatecop‧per‧plate /ˈkɒpəpleɪt $ ˈkɑːpər-/ noun [uncountable]  WRITEneat regular curving handwriting with the letters all joined together in a very specific style, used especially in the past
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copperplateWe learned a copperplate at my convent, with elaborate curlicues of capitals I have not seen in any other calligraphy.It was not a long letter, written in an old-fashioned copperplate hand.Under the same date, neatly inscribed in copperplate writing with sepia ink, was the name Sarah Byrne.They learn for a day the art of copperplate handwriting on slates.A dozen names - once repeated slowly by the Registrar and written down in steady copperplate.
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