escript

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Old French

Noun[edit]

escript ‎(plural escripts)

  1. (obsolete) A writing.

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Middle French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Old French escrit, with the p added back to reflect the Latin scriptus

Verb[edit]

escript ‎(feminine singular escripte, masculine plural escriptz, feminine plural escriptes)

  1. past participle of escrire

Noun[edit]

escript m (plural escriptz)

  1. writing
    • 1488, Jean Dupré, Lancelot du Lac, page 66:
      Lois appella les clercz qui mettoient en escript les adventures
      Louis called the clerks who put the adventures in to writing

Descendants[edit]