Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • To write; especially, to write with the expansive wordiness and repetitions characteristic of scriveners or lawyers.
  • n. A writer; a notary.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • And I dou 'he's ever saved a scriven, wouldna gie the cock (?) ta livin',

    Partans in His Creel

  • Unsure of how to proceed, the counselor looked to the table at his side and at the red-scriven scroll outspread there.

    Conan The Warlord

  • In all probability it will terminate these Annals, and scriven the end of Company history.

    The Black Company

  • Blue as lupin or larkspur, or cornflower -- aye, and even so blue art thou, my scriven, to think how far the written page falls short of the bright ecstasy of thy dream!

    Mince Pie

  • "zone_info": "huffpost. media/blog; featured-posts = 1; media = 1; technology = 1; nickname = thomas-scriven; entry_id = 299040; gaming = 1; moores-law = 1; software = 1; twalkin = 1; tweet = 1; tweeting = 1; tweets = 1; twitter = 1; twittering = 1",

    Thomas Scriven: The Democratization of Passion

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    Thomas Scriven: The Democratization of Passion

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