copyist

[kop-ee-ist]
noun
1.
a person who transcribes copies, especially of documents.
2.
an imitator.

Origin:
1690–1700; copy + -ist

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copyist (ˈkɒpɪɪst)
 
n
1.  a person who makes written copies; transcriber
2.  a person who imitates or copies

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For the next four years he was a copyist for the city recorder of deeds.
Only one major error, the omission of a measure, was corrected by the original copyist--and probable user--of this part.
Also added by the copyist are the fine vertical lines in the background which set off the wall painting.
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