Meaning of superscribe

su•per•scribe

Pronunciation: (s'pur-skrīb", s"pur-skrīb'), [key]
— -scribed, -scrib•ing.
  1. to write (words, letters, one's name, address, etc.) above or on something.
  2. to inscribe or mark with writing at the top or on the outside or surface of; put an inscription above or on: to superscribe the cover of a text with corrections.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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