Definitions for scrivenerˈskrɪv nər

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

scrive•nerˈskrɪv nər(n.)

  1. Ref: scribe1 (defs. 1, 2). 1 1 1 1 1 2

  2. a notary.

Origin of scrivener:

1325–75; ME scriveyner=scrivein (< OF escrivein < VL *scrībānum or *scrībānem, der. of L scrība scribe1) +-er -er1

Princeton's WordNet

  1. copyist, scribe, scrivener(noun)

    someone employed to make written copies of documents and manuscripts

Wiktionary

  1. scrivener(Noun)

    A professional writer; one whose occupation is to draw contracts or prepare writings.

  2. scrivener(Noun)

    One whose business is to place money at interest; a broker.

  3. scrivener(Noun)

    A writing master.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Scrivener(noun)

    a professional writer; one whose occupation is to draw contracts or prepare writings

  2. Scrivener(noun)

    one whose business is to place money at interest; a broker

  3. Scrivener(noun)

    a writing master

Freebase

  1. Scrivener

    Scrivener was a Middle English term for a person who could read and write. This usually indicated secretarial and administrative duties such as dictation and keeping business, judicial, and history records for kings, nobles, temples, and cities. Scriveners later developed into public servants, accountants, lawyers and petition writers.

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