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  • verb Simple past tense and past participle of superscribe.

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Examples

  • Each candidate had a large box with his name superscribed and painted in a distinguishing colour.

    Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 3, Part 1, Slice 2 "Baconthorpe" to "Bankruptcy"

  • But one day towards the middle of October, coming home from the restaurant where I had lunched, I found in my letter box, in the concierge's room, two half sheets of paper, folded, with the corners turned down, and my name superscribed in pencil.

    Grey Roses

  • She also showed him dainty missives, superscribed, "My dear Loraine," and ended "Most affectionately yours," and signed by the given name of a real live queen on a throne.

    THE SCORN OF WOMEN

  • She also showed him dainty missives, superscribed, "My dear Loraine," and ended "Most affectionately yours," and signed by the given name of a real live queen on a throne.

    Jack London Play:The Scorn of Women

  • They assured him that the lodging provided them was in every way satisfactory, even lavish by monastic principles, and Mark willingly brought out from his saddle-roll Bishop Roger's sealed letter, beautifully inscribed and superscribed, and the little carved wood casket which held the silver cross.

    His Disposition

  • Paul sent me a copy, superscribed "Mark Twain -- move over."

    'His Name's Dutch Reagan'

  • Then he superscribed the letter and after sealing it, delivered it to the agent, who despatched it to Abdullah.

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • Several billets passed between us before I went out, by the internuncioship of Dorcas: for which reason mine are superscribed by her married name. —

    Clarissa Harlowe

  • The enclosed letter she thought fit to send to me unsealed, that, after I had perused it, I might forward it to you: and this is the reason it is superscribed by myself, and sealed with my seal.

    Clarissa Harlowe

  • I snatched it out, and found it superscribed, by her, To Mr. Lovelace.

    Clarissa Harlowe

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