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ˈskrɪv nərscriven·er

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. copyist, scribe, scrivenernoun

    someone employed to make written copies of documents and manuscripts

Wiktionary

  1. scrivenernoun

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

  2. scrivenernoun

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

  3. scrivenernoun

    A writing master.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Scrivenernoun

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

    Etymology: [From older scrivein, OF. escrivain, F. crivain, LL. scribanus, from L. scribere to write. See Scribe.]

  2. Scrivenernoun

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

    Etymology: [From older scrivein, OF. escrivain, F. crivain, LL. scribanus, from L. scribere to write. See Scribe.]

  3. Scrivenernoun

    a writing master

    Etymology: [From older scrivein, OF. escrivain, F. crivain, LL. scribanus, from L. scribere to write. See Scribe.]

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.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Scrivener

    skriv′en-ėr, n. a scribe: a copyist: one who draws up contracts, &c.: one who receives the money of others to lay it out at interest.—n. Scriv′enership. [O. Fr. escrivain (Fr. écrivain)—Low L. scribanus—L. scriba, a scribe.]

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of scrivener in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of scrivener in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

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