Charactery
Charactery Char"ac*ter*y, n. 1. The art or means of characterizing; a system of signs or characters; symbolism; distinctive mark. [1913 Webster]

Fairies use flowers for their charactery. --Shak. [1913 Webster]

2. That which is charactered; the meaning. [Obs.] [1913 Webster]

I will construe to thee All the charactery of my sad brows. --Shak. [1913 Webster]


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  • charactery — [kar′ək tər ē, kar′iktər ē] n. pl. characteries [see CHARACTER & Y3] Rare symbols used in expressing thought …   English World dictionary

  • charactery — noun (plural teries) Date: 1598 a system of written letters or symbols used in the expression of thought …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • charactery — /kar ik teuh ree, tree/, n. 1. the use of characters or symbols for the expression of meaning. 2. characters or symbols collectively. [1580 90; CHARACTER + Y3] * * * …   Universalium

  • charactery — n. use of letters and symbols to express meaning …   English contemporary dictionary

  • charactery — char·ac·tery …   English syllables

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