Word of the Day – Paraph

By January 19, 2018Word of the Day

Paraph (noun)

pa-raf

A flourish at the end of a signature, usually as a precaution against forgery.

Late Middle English (denoting a paragraph): from French paraphe, from medieval Latin paraphus (contraction of paragraphus ‘short horizontal stroke’).

Example sentences

“That little paraph he adds is adorable, I can’t wait until we’re married so I can copy it.”

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