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

  Copyist \Cop"y*ist\, n.
     A copier; a transcriber; an imitator; a plagiarist.
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      n 1: someone employed to make written copies of documents and
           manuscripts [syn: copyist, scribe, scrivener]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  62 Moby Thesaurus words for "copyist":
     amanuensis, ape, artisan, artist, artiste, calligrapher,
     chirographer, clerk, conformist, copier, copycat, counterfeiter,
     craftsman, creator, cuckoo, dauber, daubster, dissembler,
     dissimulator, echo, echoer, echoist, faker, forger, hypocrite,
     imitator, impersonator, impostor, ink spiller, inkslinger,
     letterer, maker, master, mime, mimer, mimic, mimicker, mocker,
     mockingbird, monkey, old master, parrot, pen, pencil driver,
     penman, penner, phony, plagiarist, poll-parrot, polly,
     polly-parrot, poseur, recording secretary, scribbler, scribe,
     scrivener, secretary, sheep, simulator, transcriber, word-slinger,

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