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superscribe

[soo-per-skrahyb, soo-per-skrahyb] /ˈsu pərˌskraɪb, ˌsu pərˈskraɪb/
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
1590-1600; < Latin superscrībere, equivalent to super- super- + scrībere to write; see scribe1
Related forms
unsuperscribed, adjective
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superscribe

/ˌsuːpəˈskraɪb/
verb
1.
(transitive) to write (an inscription, name, etc) above, on top of, or outside
Word Origin
C16: from Latin superscrībere, from super- + scrībere to write
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