Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A writer; scribe.

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Examples

  • There was a notary, sometimes called the scriptor curie Vasconie, who was the head of the seneschals secretariat and "keeper of the rolls and papers of his sénéchaussée," but Chaplais does not describe an enrollment process for the seneschals business.

    The Maintenance of Ducal Authority in Gascony: The Career of Sir Guy Ferre the Younger 1298-1320

  • Indeed, the "modern writer" - or "scriptor" as Barthes calls him - can only mimic "a gesture forever anterior, never original" by recombining what has already been written.

    The Guardian World News

  • Caveat scriptor ... storm_grant has a link to the query project: Fourteen writers share queries that got them an editor or agent.

    September 12th, 2008

  • Shelley's speaker as scriptor hovers, in other words, on the very cusp of wording, between an eruptive "O (h)" and the transitional "O-W" on its way to the widened diphthong of "thou."

    Phonemanography: Romantic to Victorian

  • The Flying Camel and the Golden Hump ... caveat scriptor?

    46 entries from January 2008

  • Miller, one of the mainstays of my Wild Cards series, and a talented writer and comic scriptor in his own right.

    Home from WFC

  • On Monday he passed these to the FBI. Later in the week the researcher, along with Rishi Khan, a 19-year-old University of Delaware undergrad, figured out that the Melissa author started off with Shiver, the handiwork of a scriptor known as ALT-F11 (proof that virus writers are weirdos: they name themselves after function keys).

    Biting Back At The Wily Melissa

  • "I love it to write such code ... to see them survive in the wild is kind of nice also!" writes "Spooky," a 17-year-old scriptor and founder of the Codebreakers virus crew.

    Biting Back At The Wily Melissa

  • Hi, I'm the one who made that video,colleague of the scriptor of that tool, and I have to say that the Symmetrizor is not a copy bot, it is made to create things with prims rezed from the mirror.

    What is your favorite mirroring tool?

  • The Epilogue: Caveat scriptor ... skip to main | skip to sidebar

    Caveat scriptor ...

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