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inscriptĭo , ōnis, f. inscribo,
I.a writing upon, inscribing; an inscription, title (class.): “nominis inscriptio,Cic. Dom. 20, 51: quod de inscriptione quaeris, non dubito, quin καθῆκον officium sit; “sed inscriptio plenior, de officiis,id. Att. 16, 11, 4.—An inscription on monuments: “hinc illa infelicis monumenti inscriptio, turba se medicorum periisse,Plin. 29, 1, 5, § 11: “frontis,a branding on the forehead, Petr. 106; 103; so plur., Sen. de Ira, 3, 3, 6: “servi, quibus stigmata inscripta sint,Gai. Inst. 1, 13.— An accusation (post-class.): “libellos inscriptionis deponere,Dig. 48, 5, 2.
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