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SCRIP, n. This belongs to the root of gripe, our vulgar grab, that is, to seize or press.

A small bag a wallet a satchel. David put five smooth stones in a scrip. 1 Samuel 17 . Matthew 10 .

SCRIP, n. L. scriptum, scriptio, from scribo, to write.

A small writing, certificate or schedule a piece of paper containing a writing.

Bills of exchange cannot pay our debts abroad, till scrips of paper can be made current coin.

A certificate of stock subscribed to a bank or other company, or of a share of other joint property, is called in America a scrip.

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Entry for 'Scrip'. King James Dictionary.

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