holograph


holograph
ho·lo·graph /'hō-lə-ˌgraf, 'hä-/ n [Late Latin holographus, from Late Greek holographos, from Greek holos whole, complete + graphein to write]: a document (as a will or a deed) entirely in the handwriting of the person whose act it purports to be
ho·lo·graph·ic /ˌhō-lə-'gra-fik, ˌhä-/ adj

Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary of Law. . 1996.

holograph
n.
A will written by hand by a testator, signed by the testator, and not witnessed; also called a holographic will.

The Essential Law Dictionary. — Sphinx Publishing, An imprint of Sourcebooks, Inc. . 2008.


holograph
handwritten.

Collins dictionary of law. . 2001.


holograph
n. A handwritten document.

Webster's New World Law Dictionary. . 2000.


holograph
A will or deed written entirely by the testator or grantor with his or her own hand and not witnessed.

Dictionary from West's Encyclopedia of American Law. 2005.


holograph
A will or deed written entirely by the testator or grantor with his or her own hand and not witnessed.

Short Dictionary of (mostly American) Legal Terms and Abbreviations.

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  • holograph — [häl′əgraf΄, hō′ləgraf΄] adj. [Fr holographe < LL holographus < LGr holographos < Gr holos, whole (see HOLO ) + graphein, to write: see GRAPHIC] written entirely in the handwriting of the person under whose name it appears n. a holograph …   English World dictionary

  • Holograph — Hol o*graph, n. [L. holographus entirely autograph, Gr. olo grafos; o los whole + gra fein to write: cf. F. holographe, olographe.] 1. A document, as a letter, deed, or will, wholly in the handwriting of the person from whom it proceeds and whose …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • holograph — hol o*graph, v. t. To produce a holographic image of, by holography. [PJC] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • holograph — document written entirely by the person from whom it proceeds, 1620s, from L.L. holographus, from Gk. holographos written entirely by the same hand, lit. written in full, from holos whole (see SAFE (Cf. safe) (adj.)) + graphos written, from… …   Etymology dictionary

  • holograph — hologram UK [ˈhɒləɡræm] / US [ˈhɑləˌɡræm] or holograph UK [ˈhɒləɡrɑːf] / US [ˈhɑləˌɡræf] noun [countable] Word forms hologram : singular hologram plural holograms Word forms holograph : singular holograph plural holographs a kind of picture that… …   English dictionary

  • holograph — holograph1 /hol euh graf , grahf , hoh leuh /, adj. 1. Also, holographic /hol euh graf ik, hoh leuh /, holographical. wholly written by the person in whose name it appears: a holograph letter. n. 2. a holograph writing, as a deed, will, or letter …   Universalium

  • holograph — I hol•o•graph [[t]ˈhɒl əˌgræf, ˌgrɑf, ˈhoʊ lə [/t]] adj. 1) Also, hol o•graph′ic [[t] ˈgræf ɪk[/t]] hol o•graph′i•cal. wholly written by the person in whose name it appears: a holograph letter[/ex] 2) a holograph writing, as a deed • Etymology:… …   From formal English to slang

  • holograph — /ˈhɒləgræf/ (say holuhgraf), / graf/ (say grahf) adjective Also, holographic /hɒləˈgræfɪk/ (say holuh grafik). 1. wholly written by the person in whose name it appears: a holograph letter. –noun 2. a holograph writing. 3. Law a deed in writing,… …   Australian English dictionary

  • Holograph — holografas statusas T sritis fizika atitikmenys: angl. holograph vok. Holograph, m rus. голограф, m pranc. holographe, m …   Fizikos terminų žodynas

  • holograph — holografas statusas T sritis fizika atitikmenys: angl. holograph vok. Holograph, m rus. голограф, m pranc. holographe, m …   Fizikos terminų žodynas


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