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NOUN (4)

1. French playwright (1791-1861);
[syn: Scribe, Augustin Eugene Scribe]

2. informal terms for journalists;
[syn: scribe, scribbler, penman]

3. someone employed to make written copies of documents and manuscripts;
[syn: copyist, scribe, scrivener]

4. a sharp-pointed awl for marking wood or metal to be cut;
[syn: scriber, scribe, scratch awl]


VERB (1)

1. score a line on with a pointed instrument, as in metalworking;


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Scribe \Scribe\ (skr[imac]b), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Scribed (skr[imac]bd); p. pr. & vb. n. Scribing.] 1. To write, engrave, or mark upon; to inscribe. --Spenser. [1913 Webster] 2. (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. [1913 Webster] 3. To score or mark with compasses or a scribing iron. [1913 Webster] Scribing iron, an iron-pointed instrument for scribing, or marking, casks and logs. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Scribe \Scribe\, v. i. To make a mark. [1913 Webster] With the separated points of a pair of spring dividers scribe around the edge of the templet. --A. M. Mayer. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

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.] 1. One who writes; a draughtsman; a writer for another; especially, an offical or public writer; an amanuensis or secretary; a notary; a copyist. [1913 Webster] 2. (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. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

Scribe n 1: French playwright (1791-1861) [syn: Scribe, Augustin Eugene Scribe] 2: informal terms for journalists [syn: scribe, scribbler, penman] 3: someone employed to make written copies of documents and manuscripts [syn: copyist, scribe, scrivener] 4: a sharp-pointed awl for marking wood or metal to be cut [syn: scriber, scribe, scratch awl] v 1: score a line on with a pointed instrument, as in metalworking
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

155 Moby Thesaurus words for "scribe": Levite, accountant, advertising writer, amanuensis, annalist, archivist, art critic, author, authoress, baal kore, belletrist, bibliographer, bookkeeper, calligrapher, cantor, carve, chase, chief rabbi, chirographer, clerk, coauthor, collaborator, columnist, commentator, compiler, composer, copier, copy, copy out, copyist, copywriter, creative writer, critic, dance critic, diarist, documentalist, draft, drama critic, dramatist, dramaturge, draw up, edit, editor, enchase, encyclopedist, enface, engrave, engraver, engross, essayist, etch, filing clerk, free lance, free-lance writer, ghost, ghostwriter, gossip columnist, grave, hack, high priest, humorist, incise, indite, inditer, ink spiller, inkslinger, inscribe, journalist, kohen, letterer, librarian, literary artist, literary craftsman, literary critic, literary man, litterateur, logographer, magazine writer, make a recension, make out, man of letters, mark, marker, monographer, music critic, newspaperman, newspaperwoman, newswriter, notary, notary public, novelettist, novelist, pamphleteer, paragraphist, pen, pencil, pencil driver, penman, penner, penny-a-liner, penwoman, playwright, poet, priest, prose writer, prothonotary, push the pen, put in writing, rabbi, rabbin, recense, record, record clerk, recorder, recording secretary, recordist, register, registrar, reporter, reviewer, revise, rewrite, scenario writer, scenarist, score, scorekeeper, scorer, scratch, scribbler, scriptwriter, scrive, scrivener, scroll, secretary, short-story writer, sob sister, spill ink, spoil paper, stenographer, stonecutter, storyteller, superscribe, technical writer, timekeeper, trace, transcribe, transcriber, type, word painter, word-slinger, wordsmith, write, write down, write out, writer
The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing (18 March 2015):

Scribe A text-formatting language by Brian Reid. (1994-12-01)