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1. WordNet® 3.0 (2006)
Scribe
    n 1: French playwright (1791-1861) [syn: Scribe, Augustin
         Eugene Scribe]
    2: informal terms for journalists [syn: scribe, scribbler,
       penman]
    3: someone employed to make written copies of documents and
       manuscripts [syn: copyist, scribe, scrivener]
    4: a sharp-pointed awl for marking wood or metal to be cut [syn:
       scriber, scribe, scratch awl]
    v 1: score a line on with a pointed instrument, as in
         metalworking

2. The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48
Scribe \Scribe\ (skr[imac]b), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Scribed
   (skr[imac]bd); p. pr. & vb. n. Scribing.]
   1. To write, engrave, or mark upon; to inscribe. --Spenser.
      [1913 Webster]

   2. (Carp.) To cut (anything) in such a way as to fit closely
      to a somewhat irregular surface, as a baseboard to a floor
      which is out of level, a board to the curves of a molding,
      or the like; -- so called because the workman marks, or
      scribes, with the compasses the line that he afterwards
      cuts.
      [1913 Webster]

   3. To score or mark with compasses or a scribing iron.
      [1913 Webster]

   Scribing iron, an iron-pointed instrument for scribing, or
      marking, casks and logs.
      [1913 Webster]

3. The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48
Scribe \Scribe\, v. i.
   To make a mark.
   [1913 Webster]

         With the separated points of a pair of spring dividers
         scribe around the edge of the templet.   --A. M. Mayer.
   [1913 Webster]

4. The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48
Scribe \Scribe\ (skr[imac]b), n. [L. scriba, fr. scribere to
   write; cf. Gr. ska`rifos a splinter, pencil, style (for
   writing), E. scarify. Cf. Ascribe, Describe, Script,
   Scrivener, Scrutoire.]
   1. One who writes; a draughtsman; a writer for another;
      especially, an offical or public writer; an amanuensis or
      secretary; a notary; a copyist.
      [1913 Webster]

   2. (Jewish Hist.) A writer and doctor of the law; one skilled
      in the law and traditions; one who read and explained the
      law to the people.
      [1913 Webster]

5. The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing (18 March 2015)
Scribe

   A text-formatting language by Brian Reid.

   (1994-12-01)


Thesaurus Results for Scribe:

1. Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0
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