Re"script(r?"skr?pt), n. [L. rescriptum: cf. F. rescrit, formerly also spelt rescript. See Rescribe,v. t.]
(Rom.Antiq.) The answer of an emperor when formallyconsulted by particular persons on some difficult question; hence, an edict or decree.
In their rescripts and other ordinances, the Roman emperors spoke in the plural number.Hare.
(R.C.Ch.) The official written answer of the pope upon a question of canon law, or morals.
3. A counterpart.
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