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A reply by a Pope to an inquiry concerning a point of law or morality.
A legally binding command or decision entered on the court record (as if issued by a court or judge).  Synonyms: decree, edict, fiat, order.
The act of rewriting something.  Synonyms: revisal, revise, revision.
Something that has been written again.  Synonyms: revision, rewrite.

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"Rescript" Quotes from Famous Books

... memory, not only sanctioned by word of mouth, but even by a law:—That in cases of faith, or of ecclesiastics, the judges should be neither inferior in function nor separate in jurisdiction—thus the rescript runs; in other words, he would have priests decide about priests. And this extended even to the case ...
— Historical Sketches, Volume I (of 3) • John Henry Newman

... Paul surrendered, and the police were hunted down. The Duma now appointed an executive committee of its members to act as a provisional government, while, outside, an unauthorized committee of soldiers and workmen was created, for the original Duma had been purged by imperial rescript and represented chiefly the upper and middle classes. On the 13th news came that Moscow had accepted the revolution, and it was clear that the Army would offer no resistance, although the Tsar had appointed Ivanov commander-in-chief in order to suppress the insurrection. Ruszky ...
— A Short History of the Great War • A.F. Pollard

... early days when the University of Cambridge was still in an embryonic state, the various newly formed communities of academic learning had no corporate centre whatever. "The chancellor and masters" are first mentioned in a rescript of Bishop Balsham dated 1276, eight years before he founded Peterhouse, the first college, and six years before this Henry III. had addressed a letter to "the masters and scholars of Cambridge University," so that between these two dates it would appear that ...
— Beautiful Britain—Cambridge • Gordon Home

... to speak with fluent energy of the Tsar's rescript, of Stead, of general disarmament arbitration in cases of international disputes, of the signs of the times, of the new humanity and the new gospel of life which would make it the business of the community to secure as cheaply as possible the greatest possible happiness of ...
— A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man • James Joyce

... servant, who fears thy great godhead, and for his camp, greatly, greatly there is peace." So this looks like a letter from the king to the god Ashur, to the city named from him, and to its inhabitants. Yet it is a very unusual rescript, very different from those which have come down to us in the official archives, especially in the use of the third person in speaking of the king, while in the regular letters the first is always found. Further, in the body of the supposed letter, the king, as is ...
— Assyrian Historiography • Albert Ten Eyck Olmstead

... commissary sent to me from the post-office, with a rescript in his hand for the payment of some six livres ...
— The Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy, Gentleman • Laurence Sterne

... remind you of the "sweltered venom sleeping got," which, with other poisoned ingredients, he cast into the caldron of this debate. Of other things I speak. Standing on this floor, the Senator issued his rescript, requiring submission to the Usurped Power of Kansas; and this was accompanied by a manner—all his own—such as befits the tyrannical threat. Very well. Let the Senator try. I tell him now that he cannot enforce any such submission. The Senator, ...
— American Eloquence, Volume III. (of 4) - Studies In American Political History (1897) • Various

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