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noun autograph, caption, dedication, engraving, entry, index, inscriptio, legend, mark, record, superscription, titulus, written matter
Associated concepts: inscribed securities, registration of a deed
See also: caption, dedication, designation, entry, marginalia, notation, phrase, record, title

INSCRIPTION, civil law. An engagement which a person, who makes a solemn accusation of a crime against another, enters into, that he will suffer the same punishment, if he has accused, the other falsely, which would have been inflicted upon him had he been guilty. Code, 9, 1, 10; Id. 9, 2, 16 and 17.

INSCRIPTION, evidence. Something written or engraved.
     2. Inscriptions upon tombstones and other proper places, as rings, and the like, are held to be evidence of pedigree. Bull. N. P. 233 Cowp. 591; 10 East, R. 120 13 Ves. 145 Vin. Ab. Ev. T. b. 87: 3 Stark. Ev. 116.

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Over 2,500 ancient inscriptions, uncovered in Susa, have now been translated, Iranian language expert Abdolmajid Arfaei said last Tuesday.
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This note describes one such rock inscription in the Emirate of Fujairah that has now been destroyed.
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