rubrically

rubrical

[roo-bri-kuhl]
adjective
1.
reddish; marked with red.
2.
of, pertaining to, contained in, or prescribed by rubrics, especially liturgical rubrics.

Origin:
1635–45; rubric + al1

rubrically, adverb
unrubrical, adjective
unrubrically, adverb
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rubric (ˈruːbrɪk)
 
n
1.  a title, heading, or initial letter in a book, manuscript, or section of a legal code, esp one printed or painted in red ink or in some similarly distinguishing manner
2.  a set of rules of conduct or procedure
3.  a set of directions for the conduct of Christian church services, often printed in red in a prayer book or missal
4.  instructions to a candidate at the head of the examination paper
5.  an obsolete name for red ochre
 
adj
6.  written, printed, or marked in red
 
[C15 rubrike red ochre, red lettering, from Latin rubrīca (terra) red (earth), ruddle, from ruber red]
 
'rubrical
 
adj
 
'rubrically
 
adv

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