ADSCRIPTUS

ADSCRIPTUS

adscriptus (ad-skrip-t[schwa]s), adj. [Latin] Roman law.

1. Added, annexed, or bound by or in writing; enrolled or registered.

2. Bound, as in servus colonae adscriptus (a tenant bound to an estate as a cultivator) or fundus adscriptus (an estate bound to or burdened with a duty). ¡ª Also spelled ascriptus; ascriptitius. See ADSCRIPTUS GLEBAE.


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