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English Dictionary: superscription by the DICT Development Group
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
  1. an inscription written above something else
  2. the activity of superscribing
From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) [web1913]:
   Superscription \Su`per*scrip"tion\, n. [L. superscriptio. See
      1. The act of superscribing.
      2. That which is written or engraved on the surface, outside,
            or above something else; specifically, an address on a
            letter, envelope, or the like. --Holland.
                     The superscription of his accusation was written
                     over, The King of the Jews.               --Mark xv. 26.
      3. (Pharm.) That part of a prescription which contains the
            Latin word recipe (Take) or the sign [?].
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