verb[with object] (usually be calligraphed)
- In the slanting rays of the sun, the inscriptions stood out as if having been calligraphed in black crayon.
- Her poetry was calligraphed on the walls in black marker.
- All the revelations in Mecca were being written in 'Queeramuz script', while those in Madina were being calligraphed in 'Hiri script'.
Mid 19th century (as a noun): from French calligraphe, via medieval Latin from Greek kalligraphos (see calligraphy). The verb dates from the late 19th century.
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