|English Dictionary: superscription||by the DICT Development Group|
|2 results for superscription|
|From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:|
|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 [?].