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from Old French ortografie (13th c.), later ortographie, modern French orthographie (16th c. in Littré), from Latin orthographia, from Greek ὀρθογραϕία, noun of quality from ὀρθογράϕ-ος writing correctly, a correct writer, orthographer,
from ὀρθό-ς + -γράϕος that writes, writer + ize
From: The Sporting Magazine
Or Monthly Calendar of the Transactions of The Turf, The Chase,
And every other Diversion Interesting to the Man of Pleasure, Enterprize, and Spirit.
Vol. 8 New Series, or Vol. 58 Old Series, 1821
Farther Improvements to the Cockney School