superscription

Part of speech: noun

The act of superscribing an address on a letter; the address superscribed.

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Usage examples "superscription":

  1. Whose image and superscription is this?" - "Child's Story of the Bible", Mary A. Lathbury.
  2. I took the little pearl grey envelope from the salver, and carelessly glanced at the superscription. - "A Fool and His Money", George Barr McCutcheon.
  3. Genoa was its superscription. - "The Complete Project Gutenberg Works of George Meredith", George Meredith.