Definition of Spencerian in English:

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Spencerian

Pronunciation: /ˌspenˈsirēən/

adjective

Relating to a style of sloping handwriting widely taught in American schools from around 1850.

Origin

Mid 19th century: named after the US calligrapher Platt Rogers Spencer (1800–64) who developed it.

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Syllabification: Spen·ce·ri·an

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