Definition of Spencerian in English:

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Spencerian

Pronunciation: /spɛnˈsɪərɪən/

adjective

Relating to a style of sloping handwriting widely taught in American schools from around 1850: Spencerian penmanship an elegant Spencerian hand

Origin

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

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