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How to use superscription in a sentence
One glance at the superscription was enough for him to see that Ruth's chubby little hand had guided the pen.
The superscription seemed familiar—he had seen that handwriting before.Jolly Sally Pendleton | Laura Jean Libbey
He looked at the superscription, and cut the envelope open neatly with his pocket-knife so as not to break the seal.Greifenstein | F. Marion Crawford
She took the envelope with a great show of indifference and looked attentively at the superscription.Greifenstein | F. Marion Crawford
And the superscription about his little seal is this: "The fortitude of God; the seal of the emperor of all men."Early Travels in Palestine | Arculf et al.
British Dictionary definitions for superscription
the act of superscribing
a superscribed title, address, etc
the symbol (℞) at the head of a medical prescription, which stands for the Latin word recipe (take)
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