from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A form of calligraphy, in medieval manuscripts, in which added text was coloured in red

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A making red; specifically, the act of illuminating with red or colored letters, words, etc., as old manuscripts and books.
  • n. That which is rubricated, or done in red; a letter, word, or other part of a text separately executed in red, or, in general, in color.
  • n. The act of formulating, as a rubric; arranging as or with rubrics.


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