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

  Prescript \Pre"script\, a. [L. praescriptus, p. p. of
     praescribere: cf. F. prescrit. See Prescribe.]
     Directed; prescribed. " A prescript from of words." --Jer.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Prescript \Pre"script\, n. [L. praescriptum: cf. OF. prescript.]
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     1. Direction; precept; model prescribed. --Milton.
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     2. A medical prescription. [Obs.] --Bp. Fell.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      n 1: prescribed guide for conduct or action [syn: rule,

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  82 Moby Thesaurus words for "prescript":
     act, adage, ana, analects, aphorism, apothegm, axiom, bill, bylaw,
     byword, canon, catchword, charge, collected sayings, command,
     commission, current saying, decree, decretum, dictate, dictation,
     dictum, direction, directive, distich, edict, enactment, epigram,
     expression, form, formality, formula, formulary, general orders,
     gnome, golden saying, injunction, institute, institution,
     instruction, jus, law, legislation, lex, maxim, measure, moral,
     mot, motto, oracle, order, ordinance, ordonnance, phrase,
     pithy saying, precept, prescription, proverb, proverbial saying,
     proverbs, regulation, rubric, rule, ruling, saw, saying, sentence,
     sententious expression, sloka, standing order, statute,
     stock saying, sutra, teaching, text, verse, wisdom,
     wisdom literature, wise saying, witticism, word, words of wisdom

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