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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.]
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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]
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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]
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Past participle: rubricated
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|Verb||1.||rubricate - place in the church calendar as a red-letter day honoring a saint; "She was rubricated by the pope"|
|2.||rubricate - furnish with rubrics or regulate by rubrics; "the manuscript is not rubricated"|
|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|
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