superscribe

superscribe

[soo-per-skrahyb, soo-per-skrahyb]
verb (used with object), superscribed, superscribing.
1.
to write (words, letters, one's name, address, etc.) above or on something.
2.
to inscribe or mark with writing at the top or on the outside or surface of; put an inscription above or on: to superscribe the cover of a text with corrections.

Origin:
1590–1600; < Latin superscrībere, equivalent to super- super- + scrībere to write; see scribe1

unsuperscribed, adjective
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superscribe (ˌsuːpəˈskraɪb)
 
vb
(tr) to write (an inscription, name, etc) above, on top of, or outside
 
[C16: from Latin superscrībere, from super- + scrībere to write]

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