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scribe

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Occupations
scribescribe /skraɪb/ noun [countable]  1 BOWRITEsomeone in the past whose job was to make written copies of official documents2 a journalist – used humorously
Examples from the Corpus
scribeI can not work as a scribe, and I am beginning to enjoy being free.Each of the assistants was accompanied by a scribe.It was a return to the Bible by a scribe who had seen the consequences of Hellenization.Glad you could find the time to pop in on a humble scribe.We sat on a bench, and the scribe wrote with a goose-quill pen.Did those scribes care for their hands, tend their fingers, in the way classical musicians are reputed to?
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