Meaning of block letter

block' let"ter

Pronunciation: [key]
  1. a sans-serif typeface or letter, usually compressed and having tight curves. &blokltrstart; This is a sample of block letter&blokltrend;
  2. a simple, hand-printed capital letter.
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