adscriptive

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin adscriptivus. See adscript.

Adjective[edit]

adscriptive ‎(not comparable)

  1. Attached or annexed to the glebe or estate and transferable with it.
    • Henry Brougham, Political Philosophy
      Many estates peopled with crown peasants have been, according to an ukase of Peter the Great, ceded to particular individuals on condition of establishing manufactories; these peasants called adscriptive (pripisneeye) working at the manufactories on certain fixed terms.