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Perpendicular

Denoting the latest stage of English Gothic church architecture, prevalent from the late 14th to mid 16th centuries and characterized by broad arches, elaborate fan vaulting, and large ...

Tironian sign

Tironian sign  

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Shorthand for ‘et’/‘and’, deriving from Cicero’s servant Marcus Tullius Tiro’s Tironian notes. Beginning as two perpendicular lines of equal length (┐), it developed into ‘7’. Tironian ‘et’ was used ...
sexto

sexto  

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Little-used format, comprising six printed leaves per sheet, either all parallel or two perpendicular to the others. Signatures are in sixes, or in fours and twos. Karen AttarKEAB. ...
laid lines

laid lines  

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In laid paper, faint lines—perceptible when the sheet is held up to the light—running close together and perpendicular to the chain lines. In hand-made paper, they are created by the ...
wire-lines

wire-lines  

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In laid paper, wire-lines are the light, close-set parallel lines, just visible when held up to the light, that run perpendicular to the more pronounced chain-lines (Compare chain-lines). They are ...

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