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 for Scribing
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Scribe \Scribe\ (skr[imac]b), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Scribed
     (skr[imac]bd); p. pr. & vb. n. Scribing.]
     1. To write, engrave, or mark upon; to inscribe. --Spenser.
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     2. (Carp.) To cut (anything) in such a way as to fit closely
        to a somewhat irregular surface, as a baseboard to a floor
        which is out of level, a board to the curves of a molding,
        or the like; -- so called because the workman marks, or
        scribes, with the compasses the line that he afterwards
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     3. To score or mark with compasses or a scribing iron.
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     Scribing iron, an iron-pointed instrument for scribing, or
        marking, casks and logs.
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