rescript Meaning, Definition & Usage
noun a reply by a Pope to an inquiry concerning a point of law or morality
noun a legally binding command or decision entered on the court record (as if issued by a court or judge)
edict; fiat; decree; order.
- a friend in New Mexico said that the order caused no trouble out there
noun the act of rewriting something
revisal; revise; revision.
noun something that has been written again
- the rewrite was much better
(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.
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