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scrīptum ī, n

P. n. of scribo, something drawn, a space enclosed by lines : duodecim scriptis ludere, i. e. upon a draught-board divided into twelve sections.—A written composition, writing, treatise, book, work : de harum valvarum pulchritudine scriptum relinquere: scripta de deorum numine reliquisse: ut quae secum commentatus esset, ea sine scripto verbis eisdem redderet, without notes : oratio dicta de scripto est, read from a manuscript : laudavit pater scripto meo, in a speech written by me : eorum scriptis se oblectent, writings : Lucili scripta legentes, H.: Debueram scripto certior esse tuo, O.A written text, literal meaning, letter : legis: multa contra scriptum pro aequo et bono dixit, etc., against the letter of the law : cum scripto ipso dissentire.

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