Char"ac*ter*y (?), n.

1.

The art or means of characterizing; a system of signs or characters; symbolism; distinctive mark.

Fairies use flowers for their charactery. Shak.

2.

That which is charactered; the meaning.

[Obs.]

I will construe to thee All the charactery of my sad brows. Shak.

 

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