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a short line stemming from, and at an angle to, the top or bottom of a stroke
a formal ductus, in which the pen is often lifted
how thick or thin the strokes are in a script
section of book obtained by folding a single sheet of parchment or paper into 4, 8, 12, 16 or 32 pages.
synonym(s): Gatherings, Quire
numbers on the recto (front) sides of the first half of a quire
literally a 'sign of return', a signe-de-renvoi is a graphic symbol marking a place where a correction or insertion is to be made. A corresponding symbol, usually written in the margin, introduces the corrected text or insertion. A signe-de-renvoi may also mark a cross-reference.
initials decorated with superfluous lines, often doubling strokes
a pointy stroke projecting from an ascender to the left, near the headline; often seen in tall s
an angular majuscule script suitable for chiseling
an abbreviation which omits the end of a word