Noun Adscript Definition and Examples


Noun:

Adscript

Pronunciation:

/ˈadskrɪpt/

Definition:
1.

noun

Geometry. A circumscribed or inscribed line, especially a tangent of a curve. Now rare and historical.
    An adscript feudal serf.
      A comment or note added to a manuscript, especially one which in error becomes incorporated into the text.

        adjective

        Of a feudal serf: hereditarily attached to an estate, and transferred with it.
          Written after; opposed to subscript. Chiefly in "iota adscript".
            ((n.) One held to service as attached to the glebe or estate; a feudal serf.)


            Origin:
            Mid 17th century; earliest use found in William Bedwell (bap. 1563, d. 1632), Arabist and mathematician. From classical Latin adscrīptus (also ascrīptus), past participle (in post-classical Latin also used as adjective and noun: see note) of adscrībere.

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