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CHIROGRAPHER. A word derived from the Greek, which signifies "a writing with a man's hand." A chirographer is an officer of the English court of C. P.who engrosses the fines, and delivers the indentures of them to the parties, &c.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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Both voices are "catinated" in Dave the Potter's work in two ways: first, the physicality of the object attests to a nonsigning voice of expression and authority that is made all the more vocal in contrast to the signature; and second, the nonstandardized spelling, idiosyncratic diction, and, in some cases, nearly illegible chirography of the inscriptions reveal the singing voice clamoring behind the validating gesture of the signing voice.
The Editor thanks Professor Einboden for his generous help in establishing the accuracy of the Persian chirography in the layout.
(5) The floral iconography Gilead employs in its resurrection of Old Testament Christianity illustrates the effects of chirography and textualization on this prior gestalt.
In doing so, he traces the cultural transformations that have accompanied the shift from orality to literacy, from chirography to typography, and from print media to electronic communications.