allograph

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n allograph a signature written by one person for another
    • n allograph a variant form of a grapheme, as `m' or `M' or a handwritten version of that grapheme
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Allograph A writing or signature made by some person other than any of the parties thereto; -- opposed to autograph.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n allograph In law, a deed not written by any of the parties to its execution: opposed to autograph.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Allograph al′lō-graf a writing made by one person on behalf of another.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Gr. another + -graph,
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Gr. allos, other, graphē, writing.