Rubric

Definition of Rubric

Ru´bric
n.1.(Law books) That part of any work in the early manuscripts and typography which was colored red, to distinguish it from other portions.
2.Hence, that which is established or settled, as by authority; a thing definitely settled or fixed.
Nay, as a duty, it had no place or rubric in human conceptions before Christianity.
- De Quincey.
v. t.1.To adorn ith red; to redden; to rubricate.
a.1.Colored in, or marked with, red; placed in rubrics.
What though my name stood rubric on the walls
Or plaistered posts, with claps, in capitals?
- Pope.
2.Of or pertaining to the rubric or rubrics.

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