Definitions

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  • n. A person who inscribes.
  • n. A tool used to inscribe.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. One who inscribes.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. One who inscribes.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • Commander Kyser narrowed his eyes as the automatic inscriber began to tick.

    Blazing Sun

  • This is due to the inscriber having held his stylus somewhat askew, as we do a pen in ordinary writing.

    James Nasmyth: Engineer, An Autobiography.

  • The upper, flat, or third side of the stylus enabled the inscriber to keep it in correct relative position in respect to the tablet, yielding at the same time a convenient flat surface upon which to rest the end of his finger when indenting the angular end into the clay.

    James Nasmyth: Engineer, An Autobiography.

  • I was so fortunate as to have my conjectures confirmed with respect to the exact form of the instrument by which these remarkable characters are produced, observing, in what appeared to be a hastily-formed inscription on the edge of a large brick, that the inscriber had apparently used rather more pressure on his stylus than was requisite.

    James Nasmyth: Engineer, An Autobiography.

  • An inscription which, though in a sense not less intrusive than the contrasted ones of the stranger, did not, as it seemed, provoke any corresponding derision or surprise, much less indignation; and still less, to all appearances, did it gain for the inscriber the repute of being a simpleton.

    The Confidence-Man

  • So also, as regards the Judge Pyncheon of to-day, neither clergyman, nor legal critic, nor inscriber of tombstones, nor historian of general or local politics, would venture a word against this eminent person's sincerity as a Christian, or respectability as a man, or integrity as a judge, or courage and faithfulness as the often-tried representative of his political party.

    The House of the Seven Gables

  • Judge Pyncheon of to-day, neither clergyman, nor legal critic, nor inscriber of tombstones, nor historian of general or local politics, would venture a word against this eminent person's sincerity as a

    House of the Seven Gables

  • Ed Maggs, of Maggs Books of Mayfair established 1853, has advice for the nervous inscriber.

    Telegraph.co.uk - Telegraph online, Daily Telegraph and Sunday Telegraph

  • * Entry: * Rice inscriber - Beijing souvenir kiosk

    News: Digital Photography Review (dpreview.com)

  • The inscriber clearly meant others to discover his same feeling of gratitude.

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