A document written by hand; MSS were intended to survive and last a long time and did so if *parchment was used. [< Lat. manus = hand + Lat. scriptus = written]

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  • manuscript — MANUSCRÍPT s.n. v. manuscris. Trimis de claudia, 13.09.2007. Sursa: DEX 98  MANUSCRÍS, Ă, manuscrişi, se, s.n., adj. 1. s.n. Text scris de mână sau, p. ext., dactilografiat. ♢ loc. adj …   Dicționar Român

  • Manuscript — Man u*script, n. [LL. manuscriptum, lit., something written with the hand. See {Manuscript}, a.] 1. An original literary or musical composition written by the author, formerly with the hand, now usually by typewriter or word processor. It is… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Manuscript — Man u*script, a. [L. manu scriptus. See {Manual}, and {Scribe}.] Written with or by the hand; not printed; as, a manuscript volume. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Manuscript — (v. lat.), Handschrift, bes. aus alter Zeit als Original od. in Abschrift vorhandenes Exemplar einer Schrift, im Gegensatz zu einer durch den Druck veröffentlichten Schrift. Das Material, worauf sie geschrieben sind, ist Holz od. Blätter, Rinden …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Manuscript — Manuscript, lat. dtsch., Handschrift, im Gegensatz zur Druckschrift, insbesonders ein vor der Erfindung der Buchdruckerkunst handschriftlich abgefaßtes Buch. »Als M. gedruckt« ist eine Schrift, die nicht für das große Publicum bestimmt ist,… …   Herders Conversations-Lexikon

  • manuscript — index holographic, script Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • manuscript — (n.) document or book written by hand, 1590s (adj.), c.1600 (n.), from M.L. manuscriptum document written by hand, from L. manu scriptus written by hand, from manu, ablative of manus hand (see MANUAL (Cf. manual) (adj.)) + scriptus (neut.… …   Etymology dictionary

  • manuscript — [n] book, script article, composition, document, hard copy, palimpsest, text; concepts 263,271 …   New thesaurus

  • manuscript — Manuscript. s. m. L s se prononce & le p ne se prononce point. Ce qui est escrit à la main. Il se dit principalement des Escrits considerables, ou par leur ancienneté, ou par leur matiere, & leur rareté. Il y a plusieurs beaux manuscripts. des… …   Dictionnaire de l'Académie française

  • manuscript — ► NOUN 1) a handwritten book, document, or piece of music. 2) a text submitted for printing and publication. ORIGIN from Latin manu by hand + scriptus written …   English terms dictionary

  • manuscript — [man′yo͞o skript΄, man′yəskript΄] adj. [L manu scriptus, written by hand < manu, abl. of manus, hand (see MANUAL) + scriptus, pp. of scribere, to write: see SCRIBE] 1. written by hand or with a typewriter, not printed 2. designating writing… …   English World dictionary

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