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copyist

[kop-ee-ist] /ˈkɒp i ɪst/
noun
1.
a person who transcribes copies, especially of documents.
2.
an imitator.
Origin
1690-1700
1690-1700; copy + -ist
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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.
British Dictionary definitions for copyist

copyist

/ˈkɒpɪɪst/
noun
1.
a person who makes written copies; transcriber
2.
a person who imitates or copies
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