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Word: orthography

Definition: correct spelling; CF. ortho-: straight; correct; Ex. orthodontics


Sentences Containing 'orthography'

Look at the writing, and find if you can, any blemish in the language or orthography.''
-LRB- The writing was, in reality, charming, and the orthography irreproachable.-RRB-
What Hallam says of Shakespeare may be applied to the almost parallel case of Cervantes: "It is not the register of his baptism, or the draft of his will, or the orthography of his name that we seek; no letter of his writing, no record of his conversation, no character of him drawn ...
Then the bay tried me with a second word, much harder to be pronounced; but reducing it to the English orthography, may be spelt thus, _Houyhnhnm_.
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