One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
The expression of thought by symbols or characters; the symbols or characters collectively.
- ‘Soon, however, Widge learns that Dr. Bright's sermons are not all his own but instead collections of other minister's sermons that Dr. Bright had him transcribe in an unusual style of charactery, a swift form of shorthand code writing, which Dr. Bright invented himself.’
- ‘Soon Widge finds that his skill in charactery is wanted for another reason - to secretly transcribe, and thus steal, Shakespeare's play, Hamlet.’
- ‘This aim of this project was to bring together ancient charactery with contemporary technologies.’
- ‘Dong Ba Scriptures are actually a kind of religious charactery written down manually by the Dong Ba wizard.’
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