Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun Writing; marks or marking.
  • noun In carpentry:
  • noun Marking by rule or compass; also, the marks thus made.
  • noun The adjustment of one piece of wood to another so that the fiber or grain of the one shall be at right angles to that of the other.

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  • verb Present participle of scribe.
  • noun dated Something scribed; an inscription.

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Examples

  • The scribes who have done their duty have been doing a great job of listing the activities that we do in class, and Anne the scribe before this post, has taken "scribing" to the next level by also including the content of what we learned.

    It's Catching

  • The scribes who have done their duty have been doing a great job of listing the activities that we do in class, and Anne the scribe before this post, has taken "scribing" to the next level by also including the content of what we learned.

    Archive 2005-12-01

  • And so he forced his hands to stillness and executed his art upon the vessel he held, scribing the single symbol upon its side: Death.

    Caribou House « A Fly in Amber

  • The blowback from the greater scribing community - paid and unpaid - to the news a week ago that Aol would purchase the Huffington Post...

    Jarvis Coffin: AOL and The Huffington Post, Continued

  • The blowback from the greater scribing community - paid and unpaid - to the news a week ago that Aol would purchase the Huffington Post for a reported $315 million has been striking.

    Jarvis Coffin: AOL and The Huffington Post, Continued

  • And, if I may be so immodest, I have some small renown as a fiction writer, so I might be suited to scribing such a history.

    Bukiet on Brooklyn Books

  • And as we dug deeper, we found clerical errors, we found misinterpretation of data, mis-scribing data - as we look from bridge to bridge.

    Filmmaker Says Katrina No Natural Disaster

  • And as we dug deeper, we found clerical errors, we found misinterpretation of data, mis-scribing data - as we look from bridge to bridge.

    Filmmaker Says Katrina No Natural Disaster

  • And as we dug deeper, we found clerical errors, we found misinterpretation of data, mis-scribing data - as we look from bridge to bridge.

    Filmmaker Says Katrina No Natural Disaster

  • Place your pen or pencil on the paper and begin writing for a minimum of five minutes (15 is better) without stopping or allowing your scribing utensil to leave the paper.

    Debbie Robins: How To Start The New Year Without Wanting To Whack Someone Upside The Head

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