Calligraphical
Calligraphic Cal`li*graph"ic, Calligraphical Cal`li*graph"ic*al, a., [Gr. ???????????; pref. ?????- (fr. kalo`s beautiful) + gra`fein to write; cf. F. calligraphique.] Of or pertaining to calligraphy. [1913 Webster]

Excellence in the calligraphic act. --T. Warton. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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