Definition of Adscript

1. Adjective. Written or printed immediately following another character and aligned with it.

Category relationships: Printing, Printing Process
Antonyms: Subscript, Superscript



2. Adjective. (used of persons) bound to a tract of land; hence their service is transferable from owner to owner. "An adscript serf"
Exact synonyms: Adscripted
Similar to: Unfree

Definition of Adscript

1. a. Held to service as attached to the soil; -- said of feudal serfs.

2. n. One held to service as attached to the glebe or estate; a feudal serf.

Definition of Adscript

1. Noun. (typography) Something written or printed immediately after another character and aligned with it. ¹

2. Noun. A feudal serf or labourer who is attached to an estate and sold or transferred with it. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Adscript

1. a distinguishing symbol written after another character [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Adscript

adrip
adrogation
adrogations
adroit
adroiter
adroitest
adroitly
adroitness
adroitnesses
adromia
adroop
adry
ads
adscititious
adscititiously
adscript (current term)
adscripted
adscription
adscriptive
adscripts
adsignification
adsignifications
adsignified
adsignifies
adsignify
adsignifying
adsorb
adsorbabilities
adsorbability
adsorbable

Literary usage of Adscript

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1. Sketches and Studies in Southern Europe by John Addington Symonds (1880)
"... nor did Virgil hesitate to flatter Augustus by questioning into which college of the immortals he would be adscript after death : Tuque adeo, ..."

2. Opera omnia: ex editione Baumgarten-Crusii, cum notis et interpretatione in by Suetonius (1826)
"... Domicilio ex urbe in coloniam translate, aut certe ita in coloniam adscript!, nt connu domicilia alibi essent ..."

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