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- n. An official scribe who had some of the minor functions of a notary in the Roman Empire and pre-revolutionary France.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A secretary or notary under the Roman empire; also, a similar officer in France during the old monarchy.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In the Roman empire, and in France till the revolution, an official scribe or scrivener having some of the functions of a notary.
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