circumscript

[ sur-kuh m-skript ]
/ ˈsɜr kəmˌskrɪpt /

adjective

Rare. limited or confined.
Obsolete. enclosed or encompassed.

Origin of circumscript

1640–50; < Latin circumscrīptus, past participle of circumscrībere to circumscribe; see circum-, script
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Examples from the Web for circumscript

  • Of the circumscript it is likewise true, if the circumscript be understood to be a circle.