Definition of rubricate in English:
Add elaborate, typically red, capital letters or other decorations to (a manuscript).
- Although scholars dispute the details of the early production of his press, the first dated item is a copy of a 42-line Bible, which a scribe finished rubricating on 24 August 1456.
- The text was rubricated either by the scribe himself, or one of his colleagues, who highlighted in red ink significant portions, phrases and words.
- The text is rubricated throughout with red titles and red Lombards.
Definition of rubricate in:
- British & World English dictionary
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