Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- In entomology, having conspicuous, more or less angulated, colored lines or marks, somewhat resembling written letters.
- v. Simple past tense and past participle of inscribe.
- adj. cut or impressed into a surface
- adj. written (by handwriting, printing, engraving, or carving) on or in a surface
“Chisel in hand, he walked slowly around the base of his giant sculpture, carefully inspecting the detail on the eagle crest in front, and the name inscribed on the back – John Garang de Mabior.”
“I was released from his granite-faced grip and made my way to my assigned cubicle, complete with an oblong sign stuck on the outside with my name inscribed in a bold font.”
“He inspected the name inscribed in the base, then slipped a photograph from his jacket and compared the two inscriptions.”
“In a little stone chapel at one corner is a shrine of flowers in posies and a makeshift wooden cross to St Christopher, his name inscribed on the cracked, cobwebbed plaster wall.”
“He glanced at the box and saw the name inscribed on the cover.”
“Harrison Blair sat on the front row as usual with his notebook spread open before him and was conscientiously employed in taking down Colonel Venable's Ipsissima Verba-for such was the title inscribed in large letters on the outside cover of that precious record.”
“Thus, though every citizen had his name inscribed as a member of some tribe, there were many who did not belong to a curia.”
“The first was a "Carte generale de la Nouvelle Hollande," with the title inscribed upon a scroll clutched in the talons of an imperial eagle, a most fearsome wild-fowl, that with aggressive beak and flaming eye seemed to assert a claim to the regions denominated on what it held.”
“PRINCEPS Musicae,' the title inscribed on Palestrina's tomb, ii.”
“Ben Vautier 's "It is all Nonsense" from 1966 is a simple acrylic rendering of the words from the title inscribed on a sheet of paper in the upper gallery, and Larry Miller's "Chewed Drawing" from 1968 is just a piece of notebook paper masticated at one end.”
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A list of bookbinding terms and phrases, for assembling new or repairing/reassembling old books.
Words used in the rare book trade (of which I was once a part). For more about how such books are put together, see hernesheir's excellent The Bindery.
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