A manuscript handwritten by the person named as its author: [as modifier]: a holograph letter by Abraham Lincoln
More example sentences
- It published the last poem he wrote before his death as a holograph in his italic script.
- The master had forged - and sold handsomely - holograph letters from Aeschylus to Pythagoras and Alexander to Aristotle, among many others.
- Others are clearly the holographs of literate people.
early 17th century: from French holographe, or via late Latin from Greek holographos, from holos 'whole' + -graphos 'written, writing'.
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