a written answer, as of a Roman emperor or a pope, to a query or petition in writing.
any edict, decree, or official announcement.
the act of rewriting.
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How to use rescript in a sentence
Jellacic Imperial rescript repudiated was appointed representative of Austria in Hungary with command of all the forces.A History of the Nineteenth Century, Year by Year | Edwin Emerson
And there remains a rescript of the same prince to Valerius Verus, on the bringing out the credit of witnesses.
Mr. O'Connell, alarmed at the import of a command so fatal, pronounced the rescript "uncanonical."
But the prelates were far from unanimous in their construction of the rescript which they promised unanimously to obey.
Dr. Crolly had previously explained what he considered true obedience to the rescript.
British Dictionary definitions for rescript
(in ancient Rome) an ordinance taking the form of a reply by the emperor to a question on a point of law
any official announcement or edict; a decree
the act or process of rewriting
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