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adscript

[ad-skript]
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adjective
  1. written after (distinguished from subscript).
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noun
  1. an adscript character.Compare inferior(def 11), superior(def 12).
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Origin of adscript

1715–25; < Latin a(d)scrīptus (past participle of ascrībere to ascribe), equivalent to ad- ad- + scrīptus written; see script
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Historical Examples

  • Adscript, ad′skript, adj. written after: attached to the soil, of feudal serfs—in this sense also used as a noun.

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

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