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scribes

noun
plural of scribe

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(Entry 1 of 2)

1 one who writes from dictation or copies manuscripts
  • variations between the different manuscripts attest to the fallibility of the scribes who transmitted them

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2 an official whose job is to keep records
  • the scribe keeps the minutes of the club's meetings

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scribes

verb
present tense third-person singular of scribe

Synonyms of scribes (Entry 2 of 2)

to mark with or as if with a line or groove
  • carefully scribed two lines into the wood

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“Scribes.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/scribes. Accessed 3 Oct. 2022.

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