Part of speech: noun

An ancient Jewish instructor in the Mosaic law.

Part of speech: noun

A writer; copyist; penman.

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Usage examples "scribe":

  1. " I write a good hand, I can assist a gentleman as his secretary, and I intend being a scribe when I get home. - "The Memoires of Casanova, Complete The Rare Unabridged London Edition Of 1894, plus An Unpublished Chapter of History, By Arthur Symons", Jacques Casanova de Seingalt.
  2. We can recall the so- called " Village Judge" of Bulaq, the " Scribe" now in Paris, and a few figures in bronze in different museums, as well as the noble and characteristic busts of all epochs, which amply prove how great the variety of individual physiognomy, and, with that, of individual character was among the Egyptians. - "The Complete Historical Romances of Georg Ebers", Georg Ebers.
  3. Only when he had finished the dinner did the scribe speak to Symeon. - "Men Called Him Master", Elwyn Allen Smith.