See also: uppercase and upper-case

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Named for the original arrangement in typesetting, where the drawer or case containing capital letters would traditionally be located above the one containing small letters.[1]

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upper case (uncountable)

  1. The capital letters A, B, C, ... as opposed to the small letters a, b, c, ....

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  1. ^ Glossary of Typesetting Terms, by Richard Eckersley, Charles Ellerston, Richard Hendel, Page 18

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  Letter case on Wikipedia.Wikipedia

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