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Rubric   /rˈubrɪk/   Listen

Adorn with ruby red color.

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"Rubric" Quotes from Famous Books

... prayer the greatest freedom was granted the minister by the Book of Common Order. Calvin had prescribed a form of confession, the uniform use of which he required, but the general confession with which the service of the Book of Common Order opened, was governed by this rubric: ...
— Presbyterian Worship - Its Spirit, Method and History • Robert Johnston

... Fra Mauro (1459) near the extreme point of Africa which he calls Cavo de Diab, and which is suggestive of the Cape of Good Hope, but was really perhaps Cape Corrientes, there is a rubric inscribed with the following remarkable story: "About the year of Our Lord 1420 a ship or junk of India in crossing the Indian Sea was driven by way of the Islands of Men and Women beyond the Cape of Diab, and carried between the Green Islands and ...
— The Travels of Marco Polo, Volume 2 • Marco Polo and Rustichello of Pisa

... slightest interest and moment. Indeed, this was hardly to be wondered at; for the priest, so far as I could understand his gabble, took the larger portion for read, after muttering the first words of the rubric. A little carven image of an acolyte—a weird boy who seemed to move by springs, whose hair had all the semblance of painted wood, and whose complexion was white and red like a clown's—did not make matters more intelligible by spasmodically ...
— Sketches and Studies in Italy and Greece • John Addington Symonds

Words linked to "Rubric" :   prescript, account, direction, heading, rule, title, category, rubify, gloss, head, statute title, explanation, header, instruction

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