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SCRIBA Definition & Legal Meaning

Definition & Citations:

Lat. A scribe; a secretary. Scriba regis, a king’s secretary; a chancellor. Spelman. Scribere est agere. To write Is to act. Treasonable words set down in writing amount to overt acts of treason. 2 Bolle, 89; 4 Bl. Comm. 80; Broom, Max. 312, 907.


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