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 +<< [[contents:​index| Dictionary Index]] << [[contents:​s|Definitions under S]]
  
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 +====== Swash Letters ======
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 +In the seventeenth century Italick [[c:​capitals|capitals]],​ in which some of the letters had their terminations projecting considerably beyond the [[s:​shank|shank]],​ were in use: this projection was called a swash; as — 
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 +<WRAP centerimg centeralign>​{{:​s:​swash-letters.png?​direct|Swash Letters}}\\
 +Swash Letters <wrap magnify>​[[http://​www.oldbookillustrations.com/​img/​swash-letters-large.png|{{:​wiki:​magnify.png|Enlarge}}]]</​wrap>​
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