Rubric



noun
1.
a title, heading, direction, or the like, in a manuscript, book, statute, etc., written or printed in red or otherwise distinguished from the rest of the text.
2.
a direction for the conduct of divine service or the administration of the sacraments, inserted in liturgical books.
3.
any established mode of conduct or procedure; protocol.
4.
an explanatory comment; gloss.
5.
a class or category.
6.
Archaic. red ocher.
adjective
7.
written, inscribed in, or marked with or as with red; rubrical.
8.
Archaic. red; ruddy.
noun
1.
a title, heading, or initial letter in a book, manuscript, or section of a legal code, esp one printed or painted in red ink or in some similarly distinguishing manner
2.
a set of rules of conduct or procedure
3.
a set of directions for the conduct of Christian church services, often printed in red in a prayer book or missal
4.
instructions to a candidate at the head of the examination paper
5.
an obsolete name for red ochre
adjective
6.
written, printed, or marked in red

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    adjective 1. reddish; marked with red. 2. of, pertaining to, contained in, or prescribed by rubrics, especially liturgical rubrics.

  • Rubricate

    verb (used with object), rubricated, rubricating. 1. to mark or color with red. 2. to furnish with or regulate by rubrics. verb (transitive) 1. to print (a book or manuscript) with red titles, headings, etc 2. to mark in red 3. to supply with or regulate by rubrics



  • Rubricated

    adjective 1. (in ancient manuscripts, early printed books, etc.) having titles, catchwords, etc., distinctively colored. verb (used with object), rubricated, rubricating. 1. to mark or color with red. 2. to furnish with or regulate by rubrics. verb (transitive) 1. to print (a book or manuscript) with red titles, headings, etc 2. to mark in red […]

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    noun 1. an expert in or close adherent to liturgical rubrics. noun 1. an authority on liturgical rubrics



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