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Definition of the adjective adscript

What does adscript mean as an attribute of a noun?

adjective - degrees: -

  1. written or printed immediately following another character and aligned with it
  2. (used of persons) bound to a tract of land; hence their service is transferable from owner to owner

Definition of the noun adscript

What does adscript mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: adscripts

  1. [typography] Something written or printed immediately after another character and aligned with it.
  2. A feudal serf or labourer who is attached to an estate and sold or transferred with it.


Adscript means something written after, as opposed to subscript which means written under.

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Google previewThe Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia: The Century dictionary ... prepared under the superintendence of William Dwight Whitney (1902)

by William Dwight Whitney, Benjamin Eli Smith

opposed to adscript (as in 'A', 'Hi, Qu). This had become mute by about 200 B.C., and was sometimes written ...

Google previewThe Century Dictionary (1914)

An Encyclopedic Lexicon of the English Language

adscript.–2. Attached to the soil, as a slave or feudal serf. See adscriptus gleba. II. n. A serf attached to an estate and transferable with it. adscripted ...

Google previewChambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary (part 1 of 4: A-D)

by Various

Adscript, ad′skript, adj. writtenafter: attachedtothe soil, of feudal serfs—inthis sense alsousedas a noun. [L. adscriptus—ad, to, scribĕre, towrite.] Adulate, ad′ ūlāt, v.t.tofawn upon, to flatter:— ′ūlāting;′ūlāted.—n.Ad′ulator , a ...

Google previewThe Aldrich Dictionary of Phobias and Other Word Families (2002)

by Chris Aldrich

psychoscience the mind and mental phenomena, especially as represented by psychology, psychiatry and psychoanalysis adscript (1)after; ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of New Testament Textual Criticism

by Robert B. Waltz

It has accents and breathings, but no iota adscript. This portion was known as Codex Uffenbachianus, after M. von Uffenbach, its first known possessor, who suggested a seventh or eighth century date. Wettstein gave an eleventh century date.

Google previewUnited Editors Encyclopedia and Dictionary (1907)

A Library of Universal Knowledge and an Unabridged Dictionary of the English Language ...

ADSCRIPT, n. ¢id'eIcr'Zpt [L. miscriptus, assigned to in a writing—from ad, scriptus, written]: in OE'., one bound in service to a thing or place, without power of removal, as a slave or serf to the soil. ADSTRICTION, n. dd-svrilflahvin [L. adstrictua, ...

Google previewThe Chambers Dictionary (1998)

adscript adventure adscript ad'skript, (hisl) adj attached to the soil. — n a feudal serf so attached. — n adscrip tion. [L adscriptus, from adlo, and scr there to write] adsorb ad-sorb', vi of a solid or a liquid, to accumulate on its surface a thin film of ...

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Adscript Meaning

Video shows what adscript means. A feudal serf or labourer who is attached to an estate and sold or transferred with it.. Something written or printed immediately ...

Scrabble value of A1D2S1C3R1I1P3T1

The value of this 8-letter word is 13 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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