/serr"keuhm skript'/, adj.
1. Rare. limited or confined.
2. Obs. enclosed or encompassed.
[1640-50; < L circumscriptus, ptp. of circumscribere to CIRCUMSCRIBE; see CIRCUM-, SCRIPT]

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