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scriptĭo , ōnis, f. id.,
I.a writing (almost confined to Cic.). *
I. In gen., the art of writing: “quae (lippitudo) impediat scriptionem meam,Cic. Att. 10, 17, 2.—
II. In partic.
A. A composing in writing, composition: “nulla res tantum ad dicendum proficit, quantum scriptio,Cic. Brut. 24, 92: “causam scriptione dignam,id. Fam. 9, 12, 2: “instituta scriptio,id. de Or. 2, 1, 5: “genus scriptionis,id. Inv. 1, 12, 17; cf. id. Or. 11, 37: “ex scriptione interpretari,according to the letter, literally, id. Inv. 1, 38, 68. —Plur.: “impulsi sumus ad philosophiae scriptiones,Cic. Tusc. 5, 41, 121 (also ap. Non. 174, 19).—*
B. A note, bond: avarus fenerator spe lucri Rem scriptione duplicarat, Varr. ap. Non. 174, 17.
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