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 for majuscule
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Majuscule \Ma*jus"cule\, n. [Cf. F. majuscule. See
     A capital letter; especially, one used in ancient
     manuscripts. See Majusculae.
     [1913 Webster]
     Majuscule writing, writing composed wholly of capital
        letters, especially the style which prevailed in Europe
        from the third to the sixth century.
        [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      adj 1: of or relating to a style of writing characterized by
             somewhat rounded capital letters; 4th to 8th centuries
             [ant: minuscular, minuscule]
      2: uppercase; "capital A"; "great A"; "many medieval manuscripts
         are in majuscule script" [syn: capital, great,
      n 1: 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" [syn: capital, capital letter,
           uppercase, upper-case letter, majuscule] [ant:
           lower-case letter, lowercase, minuscule, small

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