Definition of Scriveners

1. Noun. (plural of scrivener) ¹



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Definition of Scriveners

1. scrivener [n] - See also: scrivener

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Scriveners

scriptures
scripturist
scriptwriter
scriptwriters
scriptwriting
scrit
scritch
scritched
scritches
scritching
scrive
scrived
scrivened
scrivener
scrivener's palsy
scriveners (current term)
scrives
scriving
scroag
scroags
scrobble
scrobbled
scrobbles
scrobbling
scrobe
scrobes
scrobicula
scrobiculae
scrobicular
scrobiculate

Literary usage of Scriveners

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1. The Records of the Society of Gentlemen Practisers in the Courts of Law and by Incorporated Law Society (Great Britain) (1897)
"The scriveners' Company at all events looked upon them as a success, and instructed Mr. Bentham to renew the petition for the Act before the Court of Common ..."

2. A Text-book of Practical Medicine: With Particular Reference to Physiology by Felix von Niemeyer (1883)
"scriveners' cramp would then resemble the convulsivo movements of chorea, and stammering, and the movements which disturb the writer would have to be ..."

3. Dangerous Trades: The Historical, Social, and Legal Aspects of Industrial by Thomas Oliver (1902)
"Fatigue Neuroses: scriveners' Spasm, or Writers' Palsy. ... Steel pens have been blamed for causing scriveners' palsy, because they have to be grasped more ..."

4. The Federal and State Constitutions: Colonial Charters, and Other Organic by Francis N. Thorpe, United States (1909)
"... the Company of scriveners, the Company of Fruiterers, the Company of Plasterers, the Company of ..."

5. Fosteriana, Consisting of Thoughts, Reflections, and Criticisms, of John Foster by John Foster (1858)
"HO AD-SIDE scriveners. ''A stranger will also not fail to be struck with the ... or scriveners, who sit at their desks all day, in arched open recesses, ..."

6. Londiniana: Or, Reminiscences of the British Metropolis: Including by Edward Wedlake Brayley (1829)
"The business of the now-extinct scriveners' Com- puny, was of a joint description, and included both banking and conveyancing. They acted for themselves as ..."

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