superscribe

verb su·per·scribe \ ˈsü-pər-ˌskrīb , ˌsü-pər-ˈ \

Definition of superscribe

superscribed; superscribing
1 : to write (something, such as a name or address) on the outside or cover of : address
2 : to write or engrave on the top or outside

Origin and Etymology of superscribe

Middle English, from Latin superscribere, from super- + scribere to write — more at scribe


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