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ru·bri·cate

 (ro͞o′brĭ-kāt′)
tr.v. ru·bri·cat·ed, ru·bri·cat·ing, ru·bri·cates
1. To arrange, write, or print as a rubric: rubricate letters.
2. To provide with rubrics: rubricate a manuscript.

[Late Latin rūbrīcāre, rūbrīcāt-, to color red, from Latin rūbrīcātus, rubricated, from rūbrīca, rubric; see rubric.]

ru′bri·ca′tion n.
ru′bri·ca′tor n.

rubricate

(ˈruːbrɪˌkeɪt)
vb (tr)
1. (Printing, Lithography & Bookbinding) to print (a book or manuscript) with red titles, headings, etc
2. to mark in red
3. to supply with or regulate by rubrics
[C16: from Latin rubricāre to colour red, from rubrīca red earth; see rubric]
ˌrubriˈcation n
ˈrubriˌcator n

ru•bri•cate

(ˈru brɪˌkeɪt)

v.t. -cat•ed, -cat•ing.
1. to mark or color with red.
2. to furnish with or regulate by rubrics.
[1560–70; < Late Latin rūbrīcātus, past participle of rūbrīcāre to color red, v. derivative of rūbrīc(a) red ocher (see rubric); see -ate1]
ru`bri•ca′tion, n.
ru′bri•ca`tor, n.

rubricate


Past participle: rubricated
Gerund: rubricating

Imperative
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Present
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Preterite
I rubricated
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Present Continuous
I am rubricating
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Present Perfect
I have rubricated
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Past Continuous
I was rubricating
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Past Perfect
I had rubricated
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Future
I will rubricate
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Future Perfect
I will have rubricated
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Future Continuous
I will be rubricating
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Present Perfect Continuous
I have been rubricating
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Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been rubricating
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Past Perfect Continuous
I had been rubricating
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Conditional
I would rubricate
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Past Conditional
I would have rubricated
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.rubricate - place in the church calendar as a red-letter day honoring a saint; "She was rubricated by the pope"
recognise, recognize - show approval or appreciation of; "My work is not recognized by anybody!"; "The best student was recognized by the Dean"
2.rubricate - furnish with rubrics or regulate by rubrics; "the manuscript is not rubricated"
format, arrange - set (printed matter) into a specific format; "Format this letter so it can be printed out"
3.rubricate - decorate (manuscripts) with letters painted red; "In this beautiful book, all the place names are rubricated"
artistic creation, artistic production, art - the creation of beautiful or significant things; "art does not need to be innovative to be good"; "I was never any good at art"; "he said that architecture is the art of wasting space beautifully"
illuminate - add embellishments and paintings to (medieval manuscripts)
4.rubricate - sign with a mark instead of a name
sign, subscribe - mark with one's signature; write one's name (on); "She signed the letter and sent it off"; "Please sign here"
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If a buyer made a selection from fascicles that had already been copied, or demanded familiar texts that the bookseller already had in stock, as Robinson suggests, the first scribe might well have wanted to give these fascicles as homogenous an appearance as possible by employing a single rubricator and a single artist for the decorated initials.
Nevertheless by identifying Symeon's hand in over forty Durham manuscripts Michael Gullick provides an outline career for him as scribe, rubricator, and author at Durham for over thirty years.
We have, perhaps, been too much tempted to underestimate his cheerful paradox, like the anonymous rubricator who, it seems, annotated the Chantilly manuscript of the Gent Ballades by marking in the margin, beside a miniature of the young lover with La Guignarde, the words Enamorat and Maquerelle.