(Phrase). A dash, stroke, or flourish of the pen.
Transcription, inscription, superscription, minute.
Shorthand, stenography, brachygraphy, tachygraphy, steganography.
Secret writing, writing in cipher, cryptography, polygraphy, stelography; cryptogram.
Automatic writing, planchette.
Composition, authorship, cacoethes scribendi.
Manuscript, MS., copy, transcript, rough copy, fair copy, flimsy, handwriting, script, autograph, signature, sign-manual, monograph, holograph, endorsement, paraph.
A scribe, amanuensis, scrivener, secretary, clerk, penman, calligraphist, copyist, transcriber, typist.
Writer, author, scribbler, quill-driver, pamphleteer, essayist, critic, reviewer, novelist (see 593), journalist, editor, reporter, pressman, penny-a-liner, free-lance; Grub Street, Fleet Street.
Pen, quill, fountain-pen, stylograph, pencil, paper, parchment, vellum, tablet, slate, marble, pillar, table, etc.
Inscription on pillars, Stelography.
(Verbs). To write, pen, typewrite, write out, copy, engross, write out fair, transcribe, scribble, scrawl, scratch, interline; to sign, undersign, countersign, endorse, set one's hand to.
To compose, indite, draw up, minute, jot down, make or take a minute of, put or set down in writing; to inscribe, to dictate.
(Phrases). To take up the pen; to spill ink; to sling ink; set or put pen to paper; put on paper; commit to paper; dash off.
(Adjectives). Writing, etc., written, in writing, penned, etc., scriptorial; editorial, journalistic, reportorial.
(Phrases). Under one's hand; in black and white; off-hand; currente calamo.
Typography, stereotypography, etc.; type, character, black-letter, fount (or font), pie, etc., capitals, majuscules, lower-case letters, minuscules, etc.; braille.
Folio, quarto, octavo, duodecimo, etc.
Printer, pressman, compositor, corrector of the press, proof-reader, etc.
Printing-press, linotype, mono-type, etc.
(Verbs). To print, put to press, publish, edit, get out a work, etc.
(Adjective). Printed, etc.
Letter-bag, mail, post.
(Verbs). To correspond, write to, send a letter to.
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