Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The office of a scrivener.

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  • Oxfordshire, detached from his Roman Catholic kindred there, and setting up in London in the business of scrivenership, with music for his private taste, and a name of some distinction already among the musicians and composers of the time.

    The Life of John Milton Volume 3 1643-1649

  • Nearly fifty years ago, in the last years of Elizabeth's reign, we saw him, an “ingeniose man "from Oxfordshire, detached from his Roman Catholic kindred there, and setting up in London in the business of scrivenership, with music for his private taste, and a name of some distinction already among the musicians and composers of the time.

    The Life of John Milton

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