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a manu servus, ὑπογραφεύς). A slave or freedman employed in writing at his master's dictation. The amanuensis is not to be confounded with another sort of slave, ad manum servus, who was a general factotum, kept ready at hand for any kind of business. Suet. Nero, 44.

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