One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
A kind of writing-frame for a blind or partially-sighted person.
Mid 19th century; earliest use found in George Ticknor (1791–1871). From nocti- + -o- + -graph. Compare French nyctographe machine enabling the blind to write or the sighted to write in the dark.
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