Meaning of Braille

Braille

Pronunciation: (brāl), [key]
— n., v., Brailled, Braill•ing.
—n.
  1. 1809–52, French teacher of the blind.
  2. a system of writing or printing, devised by L. Braille for use by the blind, in which combinations of tangible dots or points are used to represent letters, characters, etc., that are read by touch.
—v.t.
  1. to write or transliterate in Braille characters.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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