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Ruler vs. Scribble

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Rulernoun

A (usually rigid), flat, rectangular measuring or drawing device with graduations in units of measurement; a straightedge with markings.

Scribbleverb

To write or draw carelessly and in a hurry

Rulernoun

A person who rules or governs; someone or something that exercises dominion or controlling power over others.

Scribbleverb

To doodle

Rulerverb

(transitive) To beat with a ruler (as a traditional school punishment).

Scribbleverb

To card or tease (wool) coarsely; to run through a scribbler.

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Rulernoun

One who rules; one who exercises sway or authority; a governor.

‘And he made him ruler over all the land.’; ‘A prince and ruler of the land.’;

Scribblenoun

Careless, hasty writing, doodle or drawing

Rulernoun

A straight or curved strip of wood, metal, etc., with a smooth edge, used for guiding a pen or pencil in drawing lines. Cf. Rule, n., 7 (a).

Scribbleverb

To card coarsely; to run through the scribbling machine.

Rulernoun

measuring stick consisting of a strip of wood or metal or plastic with a straight edge that is used for drawing straight lines and measuring lengths

Scribbleverb

To write hastily or carelessly, without regard to correctness or elegance; as, to scribble a letter.

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Rulernoun

a person who rules or commands;

‘swayer of the universe’;

Scribbleverb

To fill or cover with careless or worthless writing.

Ruler

A ruler, sometimes called a rule or line gauge, is a device used in geometry and technical drawing, as well as the engineering and construction industries, to measure distances or draw straight lines.

Scribbleverb

To write without care, elegance, or value; to scrawl.

‘If Mævius scribble in Apollo's spite.’;

Scribblenoun

Hasty or careless writing; a writing of little value; a scrawl; as, a hasty scribble.

‘Neither did I but vacant seasons spendIn this my scribble.’;

Scribblenoun

poor handwriting

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Scribblenoun

an aimless drawing

Scribbleverb

write down quickly without much attention to detail

Scribbleverb

write carelessly

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