The art or rehearse of quick writing or shorthand, particularly the stenography associated with the old Greeks and Romans.
The art and rehearse of fast writing.
Stenography or shorthand as done in ancient and mediæval times.
The art or rehearse of rapid writing; shorthand writing; stenography.
Stenography, or even the art of writing in abbreviations: made use of particularly for the stenographic methods of this ancient Greeks and Romans. The indications used by the Romans were known as Tironian notes. See Tironian.