A capital letter; especially, one used in ancient manuscripts. See Majusculæ.
Archaic term for an uppercase letter, see also minuscule
A script written two lines only, with no portions of the letters extending below or above either line. Also called bilinear or capitals or uppercase. Example: LET THERE BE LIGHT.
A capital or uppercase letter. Capital, majuscule, and uppercase all refer to the same thing. All forms of letters were majuscules ("big letters") when writing first appeared. However, medieval scribes created-faster-to-write variations. These modifications to the majuscules became standardized and subsequently were known as miniscules ("small letters"). See also CAPITALS MINISCULE UPPERCASE
A capital (or other large) letter.
An industry term for capital letter.
one of the large alphabetic characters used as the first letter in writing or printing proper names and sometimes for emphasis; "printers once kept the type for capitals and for small letters in separate cases; capitals were kept in the upper half of the type case and so became known as upper-case letters"
of or relating to a style of writing characterized by somewhat rounded capital letters; 4th to 8th centuries
uppercase; "capital A"; "great A"; "many medieval manuscripts are in majuscule script"
A capital, or upper case letter.
any script composed entirely of capital letters
An alternate term for a capital letter.
Writing in which all the characters are the same size regardless of whether they are upper case or lower case. See example below.
The historical terms for capital or upper-case letters.