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Prescript  n.  
Direction; precept; model prescribed.
A medical prescription. (Obs.)

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... the detriment of his family and in wrong of his creditors. A pretence of public spirit may disable him from the performance of his private duties; it may disable him even from paying the legitimate contributions which he is to furnish according to the prescript of law. But what is the most dangerous of all is that malignant disposition to which this mode of contribution evidently tends, and which at length leaves the comparatively indigent to judge of the wealth, and to prescribe to the opulent, ...
— The Works of the Right Honourable Edmund Burke, Vol. V. (of 12) • Edmund Burke

Words linked to "Prescript" :   bylaw, golden rule, regulation, principle, direction, rule, etiquette, book, rules of order, rubric, communications protocol, canon, parliamentary procedure, GIGO, rule book, Miranda rule, order, parliamentary law, ordinance, precept

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