Crossword clues for scribe
- Second eleven starts acquiring game scorer
- Second copy? ’E can make one
- Score as a writer
- Document writer
- Document copier
- Manuscript copyist
- Professional copyist
- Old manuscript copier
- Book copier of old
- Manuscript copier
- Book copier of yore
- Writing job
- Writer of the Middle Ages
- Word copyist
- Someone whose job it is to take everything down
- Public writer
- Public secretary of old
- Parchment user
- Palette user of old
- One with a pen
- One who gets it in writing
- One who copies documents
- Occupation made obsolete by print
- Newspaper columnist, e.g
- Medieval monk with manuscripts, maybe
- Medieval manuscript worker
- Job in a monastery
- Hack — pen-pusher
- Early copier
- Copyist for hire
- Aptly named French dramatist
- Obsolescent occupation
- Torah copyist
- Copier of old
- Writer for hire
- Copier of a manuscript
- Many a monk, once
- Public clerk
- Worker who sets things down
- Writer on scrolls
- Professional writer
- Journalist, informally
- Writer of old
- Newspaper columnist, humorously
- Old record keeper
- French playwright (1791-1861)
- Informal terms for journalists
- Someone employed to make written copies of documents and manuscripts
- A sharp-pointed awl for marking wood or metal to be cut
- French dramatist: 1791–1861
- Matthew, Mark, Luke or John
- Skilled penman
- Early copier of mss.
- Gutless swine about to plagiarise writer
- College location that is containing book and writer
- Official writer
- Writer’s plagiarism going in different directions
- Writer in bed in the Home Counties
- Writer cries afresh about book
- Writer almost prepared to accept plagiarism
Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
The Collaborative International Dictionary
Scribe \Scribe\ (skr[imac]b), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Scribed (skr[imac]bd); p. pr. & vb. n. Scribing.]
To write, engrave, or mark upon; to inscribe.
(Carp.) To cut (anything) in such a way as to fit closely to a somewhat irregular surface, as a baseboard to a floor which is out of level, a board to the curves of a molding, or the like; -- so called because the workman marks, or scribes, with the compasses the line that he afterwards cuts.
To score or mark with compasses or a scribing iron.
Scribing iron, an iron-pointed instrument for scribing, or marking, casks and logs.
Scribe \Scribe\, v. i. To make a mark.
With the separated points of a pair of spring dividers
scribe around the edge of the templet.
--A. M. Mayer.
Scribe \Scribe\ (skr[imac]b), n. [L. scriba, fr. scribere to write; cf. Gr. ska`rifos a splinter, pencil, style (for writing), E. scarify. Cf. Ascribe, Describe, Script, Scrivener, Scrutoire.]
One who writes; a draughtsman; a writer for another; especially, an offical or public writer; an amanuensis or secretary; a notary; a copyist.
(Jewish Hist.) A writer and doctor of the law; one skilled in the law and traditions; one who read and explained the law to the people.
Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary
"to write," mid-15c., from Latin scribere "to write" (see script (n.)).
c.1200, "professional interpreter of the Jewish Law" (late 11c. as a surname), from Church Latin scriba "teacher of Jewish law," used in Vulgate to render Greek grammateus (corresponding to Hebrew sopher "writer, scholar"), special use of Latin scriba "keeper of accounts, secretary, writer," from past participle stem of scribere "to write;" see script (n.). Sense "one who writes, official or public writer" in English is from late 14c.
n. 1 One who writes; a draughtsman; a writer for another; especially, an official or public writer; an amanuensis or secretary; a notary; a copyist. 2 # A person who writes books or documents by hand as a profession(w Scribe W). vb. 1 To write. 2 To write, engrave, or mark upon; to inscribe. 3 To record. 4 To write or draw with a scribe. 5 (context carpentry English) To cut (anything) in such a way as to fit closely to a somewhat irregular surface, as a baseboard to a floor which is out of level, a board to the curves of a moulding, etc.; so called because the workman marks, or scribes, with the compasses the line that he afterwards cuts. 6 To score or mark with compasses or a scribing iron.
v. score a line on with a pointed instrument, as in metalworking
A scribe is a person who writes books or documents by hand in hieroglyphics, cuneiform or other scripts and may help keep track of records for priests and government.
Malo Luafutu, also called Jeshua Ioane Luafutu (born on 29 May 1979), and better known by his stage name Scribe, is a New Zealand hip hop rapper and recording artist of Samoan descent. His debut album, The Crusader, was released in 2003 in New Zealand where it has since been certified five times platinum, achieving two number one singles. In 2010, he featured on R&B singer J.Williams single You Got Me which reached number one on the RIANZ charts.
Scribe is a markup language and word processing system which pioneered the use of descriptive markup. Scribe was revolutionary when it was proposed, because it involved for the first time a clean separation of presentation and content.
A scribe is a person who writes documents by hand.
Scribe may also refer to :
Scribe (Jane Hampshire) is a fictional character, a mutant in Marvel Comics' shared universe, the Marvel Universe. She first appeared in Excalibur #96.
Scribe is software used for automatic book scanning and image processing.
Scribe Publications (or simply Scribe) is an Australian publishing house founded by Henry Rosenbloom in Melbourne in 1976. It established a UK branch in May 2013. It publishes over 50 books in Australia a year and 40 in the United Kingdom. It has scouts in London and New York.
Scribe was a server for aggregating log data streamed in real-time from a large number of servers. It was designed to be scalable, extensible without client-side modification, and robust to failure of the network or any specific machine.
Scribe was developed at Facebook and released in 2008 as open source.
Scribe servers are arranged in a directed graph, with each server knowing only about the next server in the graph. This network topology allows for adding extra layers of fan-in as a system grows, and batching messages before sending them between datacenters, without having any code that explicitly needs to understand datacenter topology, only a simple configuration.
Scribe was designed to consider reliability but to not require heavyweight protocols and expansive disk usage. Scribe spools data to disk on any node to handle intermittent connectivity node failure, but doesn't sync a log file for every message. This creates a possibility of a small amount of data loss in the event of a crash or catastrophic hardware failure. However, this degree of reliability is often suitable for most Facebook use cases.
Scribe is a hardcore/ experimental/ post-Hardcore/ metal band from Mumbai, India. Active since 2005, the band has built up a reputation for itself as one of the most technically proficient bands on the Indian underground metal scene.
Scribe performed at Saarang 2012, the annual cultural festival of Indian Institute of Technology Madras, on the 21st of January 2012, BITotsav 2012, the annual cultural festival of Birla Institute of Technology, Mesra and Synapse 2011, the annual techno-cultural festival of Dhirubhai Ambani Institute of Information and Communication Technology, on 27 February 2011.
Usage examples of "scribe".
It was precisely their foreign, un-Muscovite spirit that attracted the young boyars and scribes to these stories.
I ever tell you how interested the scribes who wrote the bestiaries were in the, uh, mating habits of the various animals?
There have my scribe draw up a prayer to the Pharaoh, craving for me the mastership over the Israelite, Rachel,--for household service.
Innel the scribe easily enough, after a little conversation I decided could trust him with a letter for Messire, to be sent onto Lord Adrin with a request that he forward it through the Imperial Despatch.
Brother Rupert had been chaplain, scribe, and administrating secretary to the recently deceased Felicia, Prioress of Tyndal.
Greek and Latin scribes were known to recycle parchment whenever they ran short, erasing one text by soaking the leaves in milk and then scrubbing at the ink with a pumice-stone before reinscribing the surface, now blank, with a new one, so that one text lay dormant and hidden between the lines of another.
The sacrist whispered furtively to the chief scribe, and the cellarer rubbed his hands together nervously while the prior plucked at his keys.
I would stop briefly at the fair, for I must purchase food for the journey into the Sardar and I must entrust a leather-bound package to some member of the Caste of Scribes, a package which contained an account of what had occurred at the City of Tharna in the past months, a short history of events which I thought should be recorded.
It took not much time to purchase a small bundle of supplies to take into the Sardar, nor was it difficult to find a scribe to whom I might entrust the history of the events at Tharna.
Eventually a kind of professional scribal class came to be a part of the Christian intellectual landscape, and with the advent of professional scribes came more controlled copying practices, in which mistakes were made much less frequently.
It also entails seeing how that text came to be modified over time, both through scribal slips and as scribes made deliberate modifications.
Trepanation would have been a good idea for the normally pre scribed purposes.
Having hitherto scribed alone, I was used to just the scratching of a pen.
No man had scribed this message - its language was never born of earth.
The family being in need of pfennigs, he could, she said, come scribing on Sundays and never mind what was said against it by priests.