Scrive"ner (? ∨ ?), n. [From older scrivein, OF. escrivain, F. 'ecrivain, LL. scribanus, from L. scribere to write. See Scribe.]
A professional writer; one whose occupation is to draw contracts or prepare writings.
The writer better scrivener than clerk.
One whose business is to place money at interest; a broker.
A writing master.
Scrivener's palsy. See Writer's cramp, under Writer.
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