Definition of Spencerian in English:

Spencerian

Syllabification: Spen·ce·ri·an
Pronunciation: /ˌspenˈsirēən
 
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adjective

Of or 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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