1. A character or cipher composed of two or more letters interwoven or combined so as to represent a name, or a part of it (usually the initials). Monograms are often used on seals, ornamental pins, rings, buttons, and by painters, engravers, etc., to distinguish their works.
Note: ☞ The monogram above, combining the letters of the name Karolvs, was used by Charlemagne.
2. A picture in lines; a sketch. [R.]
3. An arbitrary sign for a word. [R.]
n : a graphic symbol consisting of 2 or more letters combined
(usually your initials); printed on stationery or
embroidered on clothing