- a written answer, as of a Roman emperor or a pope, to a query or petition in writing.
- any edict, decree, or official announcement.
- the act of rewriting.
- something rewritten.
- (in ancient Rome) an ordinance taking the form of a reply by the emperor to a question on a point of law
- any official announcement or edict; a decree
- something rewritten
- the act or process of rewriting