Definition of superscribe in English:
- Example sentences
- Mark tells us that a superscription was written; Matthew, that it was set up over his head; Luke, that it was written in three languages; and John, that Pilate was the writer.
- The superscriptions and a new group of psalms then resume with Psalm 108, which is a composite psalm made up of parts of other psalms.
- The expected topics (authorship, date, etc.) are dispensed with under a lengthy comment on the superscription.
Late 15th century: from Latin superscribere, from super- 'over' + scribere 'write'.
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