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 for uppercase
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      adj 1: relating to capital letters which were kept in the top
             half of a compositor's type case; "uppercase letters; X
             and Y and Z etc" [ant: lowercase]
      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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