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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishcopyistcop‧y‧ist /ˈkɒpi-ɪst $ ˈkɑː-/ noun [countable]  TCNCOPYsomeone who made written copies of documents, books etc in the past
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copyistAl-Hakim dismissed him from court, and Ibn al-Haytham finished out his days as a copyist.There Lady Cheverel took singing lessons from a teacher who recommended that she hire a manuscript copyist, one Sarti.These were Realists and not mere copyists.Though they produced some statuary in Classical and Hellenistic styles they were not copyists.For the composer, arranger or copyist it covers every imaginable aspect of notation.Many composers and arrangers hand over their manuscripts to professional copyists for fine finishing.All the members of their community were followers of the Belzer rebbe, half of whom made a living as religious copyists.
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