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inscribe
used in The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn

9 uses
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Definition
to write
in various senses, including:
  • to write, carve, or etch words onto something's surface — as in "The names of the major donors will be inscribed on the front wall."
  • to write a signed message and/or signature— as in "She inscribed the book with the message: I know this story will speak to your heart. Love Emma"
  • to write down something when adding it to a list — as in "Their names were inscribed in the register of at Ellis Island."
  • He'd got all that coat of arms business fixed, so now he started in to finish up the rest of that part of the work, which was to plan out a mournful inscription
    Chapter 38 (22% in)
inscription = words written on something's surface
  • Making them pens was a distressid tough job, and so was the saw; and Jim allowed the inscription was going to be the toughest of all.
    Chapter 38 (1% in)
  • inscription = words written on something's surface
  • But he had to have it; Tom said he'd GOT to; there warn't no case of a state prisoner not scrabbling his inscription to leave behind, and his coat of arms.
    Chapter 38 (3% in)
  • inscription = words written on something's surface
  • Jim's GOT to do his inscription and coat of arms.
    Chapter 38 (5% in)
  • inscription = words written on something's surface
  • Then pretty soon he says: "Come to think, the logs ain't a-going to do; they don't have log walls in a dungeon: we got to dig the inscriptions into a rock."
    Chapter 38 (31% in)
  • inscriptions = words written on something's surface
  • We got to have a rock for the coat of arms and mournful inscriptions, and we can kill two birds with that same rock.
    Chapter 38 (35% in)
  • inscriptions = words written on something's surface
  • ...on top of all the other work he had to do on pens, and inscriptions, and journals, and things, which made it more trouble and worry and responsibility to be a prisoner than anything he ever undertook, that Tom most lost all patience with him;
    Chapter 38 (96% in)
  • inscriptions = words written on something's surface
  • The shirt was sent in early, in a pie, and every time a rat bit Jim he would get up and write a little in his journal whilst the ink was fresh; the pens was made, the inscriptions and so on was all carved on the grindstone; the bed-leg was sawed in two, and we had et up the sawdust, and it give us a most amazing stomach-ache.
    Chapter 39 (44% in)
  • inscriptions = words written on something's surface
  • And we had to steal candles, and the sheet, and the shirt, and your dress, and spoons, and tin plates, and case-knives, and the warming-pan, and the grindstone, and flour, and just no end of things, and you can't think what work it was to make the saws, and pens, and inscriptions, and one thing or another, and you can't think HALF the fun it was.
    Chapter Xlii (56% in)
inscriptions = words written on something's surface
There are no more uses of "inscribe" in The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn.

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