prescript

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Latin praescriptum: compare Old French prescript.

Noun[edit]

prescript (plural prescripts)

  1. Something prescribed; a rule, regulation or dictate.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Milton to this entry?)
  2. (obsolete) A medical prescription.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Bishop Fell to this entry?)

Adjective[edit]

prescript (not comparable)

  1. Directed; prescribed.
    • Jeremy Taylor
      A prescript form of words.