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adscript

adjective ad·script \ ˈadz-ˌkript , ˈad-ˌskript \

Definition of adscript

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[influenced in meaning by Medieval Latin adscriptitius, adscripticius]
: bound to a tract of land so that the right to exact service is transferable from one owner to another
  • men adscript to their overlord's lands
2 : written after
  • iota adscript
: printed or written immediately to the right of another letter or character and aligning with it
  • in the pronunciation transcription \lu¦t\ u bears an adscript diacritic
distinguished from subscript and superscript

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Origin and Etymology of adscript

Latin adscriptus, ascriptus, past participle of adscribere, ascribere to ascribe, add to


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adscript

noun ad·script \ ˈadz-ˌkript , ˈad-ˌskript \

Definition of adscript

plural -s
: an adscript serf

First Known Use of adscript

1837

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