1 copy of a book that has not yet been printed
original | autograph, handwritten
the original autograph manuscript of the poem
| unpublished | unfinished | literary, music/musical
I only have one copy of the manuscript.
VERB + MANUSCRIPT
write | type | edit, revise | submit (for publication)
He submitted the manuscript to an editor at Longman.
| accept/reject (for publication)
He was delighted when the manuscript was accepted for publication.
Her autobiography remained in manuscript (= was not published).
2 very old book/document, written by hand
ancient, early, medieval | contemporary
One contemporary manuscript shows Henry II crowned by the hand of Christ.
| rare | surviving
the surviving manuscript of ‘Beowulf’
MANUSCRIPT + VERB
earlier manuscripts which no longer survive
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