Definitions

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  • adj. Of or pertaining to writing; expressed or used in writing.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Of or pertaining to writing; expressed in writing; used in writing.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Expressed in writing; not verbal; written.
  • Used for writing.

Etymologies

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Latin scriptorius, from scribere, scriptum to write.

Examples

  • (He himself could write only in printing fashion, in the large scriptory characters of the Ecclesiastical Rubric, not in those of the ordinary kind.) β€œFor example, that scoop there β€” what does IT say?”

    Through Russia

  • (He himself could write only in printing fashion, in the large scriptory characters of the Ecclesiastical

    Through Russia

  • "Brothers," said he, "you are to be informed that of wills, duo sunt genera, nuncupatory and scriptory, {77a} that in the scriptory will here before us there is no precept or mention about gold lace, conceditur, but si idem affirmetur de nuncupatorio negatur.

    A Tale of a Tub

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