[ skoolp-sit; English skuhlp-sit ]
/ ˈskʊlp sɪt; English ˈskʌlp sɪt /
he engraved, carved, or sculptured (it); she engraved, carved, or sculptured (it). Abbreviation: sc.
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Dawkins had several styles, and Maverick had one or two, but was pretty certain to use an abbreviation of sculpsit.American Book-Plates|Charles Dexter Allen
British Dictionary definitions for sculpsit
/ Latin (ˈskʌlpsɪt) /
he (or she) sculptured it: an inscription following the artist's name on a sculpture
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