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superscribe

transitive verb su·per·scribe \ˈsü-pər-ˌskrīb, ˌsü-pər-ˈ\
su·per·scribedsu·per·scrib·ing

Definition of SUPERSCRIBE

1
:  to write (as a name or address) on the outside or cover of :  address
2
:  to write or engrave on the top or outside

Origin of SUPERSCRIBE

Middle English, from Latin superscribere, from super- + scribere to write — more at scribe
First Known Use: 15th century

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