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inscribe
used in A Streetcar Named Desire

5 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."
  • Yes; read the inscription.
    3.3 — Act 3 Scene 3 (46% in)
  • Then, from left stage, comes a drum majorette, bearing a gold andpurple silk banner inscribed, Tenth for Tom Finley', prancing and followed by Boss Finley, heavenly, and Tom Junior, with a tight grip on her arm, as if he were conducting her to a death chamber.
    2.2 — Act 2 Scene 2 (87% in)
  • Blanche: Oh, is there an inscription?
    3.3 — Act 3 Scene 3 (47% in)
  • Mitch: There's a story connected with that inscription.
    3.3 — Act 3 Scene 3 (48% in)
  • Mitch: I showed you the inscription, didn't I?
    3.3 — Act 3 Scene 3 (99% in)

There are no more uses of "inscribe" in A Streetcar Named Desire.

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