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Scribe vs. Scriber

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Scribenoun

Someone who writes; a draughtsperson; a writer for another; especially, an official or public writer; an amanuensis, secretary, notary, or copyist.

Scribernoun

A sharp-pointed tool, used by joiners for drawing lines; a marking awl.

Scribenoun

A person who writes books or documents by hand as a profession.W

Scribernoun

A sharp-pointed tool, used by joiners for drawing lines on stuff; a marking awl.

Scribenoun

(archaic) A writer and doctor of the law; one skilled in the law and traditions; one who read and explained the law to the people.

Scribernoun

a sharp-pointed awl for marking wood or metal to be cut

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Scribenoun

A very sharp, steel drawing implement used in engraving and etching, a scriber.

Scriber

A scriber is a hand tool used in metal work to mark lines on workpieces, prior to machining. The process of using a scriber is called scribing and is just part of the process of marking out.

Scribenoun

(in particular) A journalist.

Scribeverb

To write.

Scribeverb

To write, engrave, or mark upon; to inscribe.

Scribeverb

To record.

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Scribeverb

To write or draw with a scribe.

Scribeverb

(carpentry) 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.

Scribeverb

To score or mark with compasses or a scribing iron.

Scribenoun

One who writes; a draughtsman; a writer for another; especially, an offical or public writer; an amanuensis or secretary; a notary; a copyist.

Scribenoun

A writer and doctor of the law; one skilled in the law and traditions; one who read and explained the law to the people.

Scribeverb

To write, engrave, or mark upon; to inscribe.

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Scribeverb

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.

Scribeverb

To score or mark with compasses or a scribing iron.

Scribeverb

To make a mark.

β€˜With the separated points of a pair of spring dividers scribe around the edge of the templet.’;

Scribenoun

French playwright (1791-1861)

Scribenoun

informal terms for journalists

Scribenoun

someone employed to make written copies of documents and manuscripts

Scribenoun

a sharp-pointed awl for marking wood or metal to be cut

Scribeverb

score a line on with a pointed instrument, as in metalworking

Scribe

A scribe is a person who serves as a professional copyist, especially one who made copies of manuscripts before the invention of automatic printing.The profession of the scribe, previously widespread across cultures, lost most of its prominence and status with the advent of the printing press. The work of scribes can involve copying manuscripts and other texts as well as secretarial and administrative duties such as the taking of dictation and keeping of business, judicial, and historical records for kings, nobles, temples, and cities.

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