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MANUSCRIPT

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does manuscript mean? 

MANUSCRIPT (noun)
  The noun MANUSCRIPT has 2 senses:

1. the form of a literary work submitted for publication
2. handwritten book or document

  Familiarity information: MANUSCRIPT used as a noun is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


MANUSCRIPT (noun)


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Meaning:

The form of a literary work submitted for publication

Classified under:

Nouns denoting communicative processes and contents

Synonyms:

manuscript; ms

Hypernyms ("manuscript" is a kind of...):

piece of writing; writing; written material (the work of a writer; anything expressed in letters of the alphabet (especially when considered from the point of view of style and effect))


Sense 2manuscript [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Handwritten book or document

Classified under:

Nouns denoting communicative processes and contents

Synonyms:

holograph; manuscript

Hypernyms ("manuscript" is a kind of...):

autograph (something written by one's own hand)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "manuscript"):

codex; leaf-book (an unbound manuscript of some ancient classic (as distinguished from a scroll))

palimpsest (a manuscript (usually written on papyrus or parchment) on which more than one text has been written with the earlier writing incompletely erased and still visible)

roll; scroll (a document that can be rolled up (as for storage))


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