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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.
v. t.1.To adorn ith red; to redden; to rubricate.
a.1.Colored in, or marked with, red; placed in rubrics.
2.Of or pertaining to the rubric or rubrics.
Noun1.rubric - an authoritative rule of conduct or procedure
2.rubric - an explanation or definition of an obscure word in a text
Synonyms: gloss
3.rubric - directions for the conduct of Christian church services (often printed in red in a prayer book)
4.rubric - a heading that names a statute or legislative bill; may give a brief summary of the matters it deals with; "Title 8 provided federal help for schools"
Synonyms: statute title, title
5.rubric - a title or heading that is printed in red or in a special type
6.rubric - category name; "it is usually discussed under the rubric of `functional obesity'"
Verb1.rubric - adorn with ruby red color

RUBRIC, civil law. The title or inscription of any law or statute, because the copyists formerly drew and painted the title of laws and statutes rubro colore, in red letters. Ayl. Pand. B. 1, t. 8; Diet. do Juris. h.t.

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