Wedge-formed characters
Wedge-formed Wedge"-formed`, a. Having the form of a wedge; cuneiform. [1913 Webster]

{Wedge-formed characters}, {Wedge-shaped characters}. See {Arrow-headed characters}, under {Arrowheaded}, and cf. {cuneiform}. [1913 Webster +PJC]


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  • Wedge-shaped characters — Wedge formed Wedge formed , a. Having the form of a wedge; cuneiform. [1913 Webster] {Wedge formed characters}, {Wedge shaped characters}. See {Arrow headed characters}, under {Arrowheaded}, and cf. {cuneiform}. [1913 Webster +PJC] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Wedge-formed — a. Having the form of a wedge; cuneiform. [1913 Webster] {Wedge formed characters}, {Wedge shaped characters}. See {Arrow headed characters}, under {Arrowheaded}, and cf. {cuneiform}. [1913 Webster +PJC] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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