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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 ma·jus·cule /ˈmæʤəsˌkju(ə)l, məˈʤʌs-/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Ma·jus·cule n.  A capital letter; especially, one used in ancient manuscripts. See Majusculae.
 Majuscule writing, writing composed wholly of capital letters, especially the style which prevailed in Europe from the third to the sixth century.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj 1: of or relating to a style of writing characterized by
             somewhat rounded capital letters; 4th to 8th centuries
             [ant: minuscule]
      2: uppercase; "capital A"; "great A"; "many medieval
         manuscripts are in majuscule script" [syn: capital, great]
      n : one of the large alphabetic characters used as the first
          letter in writing or printing proper names and sometimes
          for emphasis; "printers once kept the type for capitals
          and for small letters in separate cases; capitals were
          kept in the upper half of the type case and so became
          known as upper-case letters" [syn: capital, capital
          letter, upper case, upper-case letter] [ant: small