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Braille

Braille

 
 
pronunciation:
breIl
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part of speech: noun
definition: (often lowercase) a writing and printing system for blind people, in which patterns of raised dots are used to represent letters. Blind people touch the dots with their fingers to read.
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In 1829, Louis Braille, who was blind, invented a system of letters that could be read by the sense of touch.
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