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  2  definitions  found 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Superscription  \Su`per*scrip"tion\,  n.  [L.  superscriptio.  See 
  1.  The  act  of  superscribing. 
  2.  That  which  is  written  or  engraved  on  the  surface,  outside, 
  or  above  something  else;  specifically,  an  address  on  a 
  letter,  envelope,  or  the  like  --Holland. 
  The  superscription  of  his  accusation  was  written 
  over  The  King  of  the  Jews.  --Mark  xv  26. 
  3.  (Pharm.)  That  part  of  a  prescription  which  contains  the 
  Latin  word  recipe  Take  or  the  sign  ?. 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
  n  :  an  inscription  written  above  something  else 

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