(? ?), n. [From older scrivein, OF. escrivain, F. crivain, LL. scribanus, from L. scribere to write. See Scribe.] 1. A professional writer; one whose occupation is to draw contracts or prepare writings. Shak.
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The writer better scrivener than clerk.
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2. One whose business is to place money at interest; a broker. [Obs.] Dryden.
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3. A writing master. [Prov. Eng.] Halliwell.
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Scrivener's palsy. See Writer's cramp, under Writer.
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