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copyist

[kop-ee-ist]
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noun
  1. a person who transcribes copies, especially of documents.
  2. an imitator.
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Origin of copyist

First recorded in 1690–1700; copy + -ist
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copyist

noun
  1. a person who makes written copies; transcriber
  2. a person who imitates or copies
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