noun, plural a·man·u·en·ses [uh-man-yoo-en-seez] /əˌmæn yuˈɛn siz/.
Examples from the Web for amanuensis
At Newsweek he dueled with his economic nemesis, Paul Samuelson, the amanuensis of the Keynesian revolution.Nicholas Wapshott: A Lovefest Between Milton Friedman and J.M. Keynes|Nicholas Wapshott|July 30, 2012|DAILY BEAST
“Dora you will perceive is now my amanuensis,” wrote her father.
This amanuensis was very different from any other I had had.The House of Martha|Frank R. Stockton
He may be a copyist, he may be an amanuensis, he may be a writer of originals, and furnish both the language and the ideas.Christian Science|Mark Twain (Samuel Clemens)
Austin came back from school last week, which made a great time for the Amanuensis, you may be sure.The Works of Robert Louis Stevenson - Swanston Edition Vol. 25 (of 25)|Robert Louis Stevenson
Of the two boys, one was my amanuensis and well skilled in music, and the other was a lackey.Jerome Cardan|William George Waters
"Your father missed both his daughter and his amanuensis," said the captain.Elsie at Home|Martha Finley
British Dictionary definitions for amanuensis
noun plural -ses (-siːz)
Word Origin for amanuensis
Word Origin and History for amanuensis
"one who takes dictation," 1610s, from Latin amanuensis "adjective used as a noun," from servus a manu "secretary," literally "servant from the hand," from a "from" + manu, ablative of manus "hand" (see manual (adj.)).