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Noun: Writings
  1. The third of three divisions of the Hebrew Scriptures
    - Ketuvim, Hagiographa, Ketubim
Noun: writing  rI-ting
  1. The act of creating written works
    "writing was a form of therapy for him";
    - authorship, composition, penning
  2. The work of a writer; anything expressed in letters of the alphabet (especially when considered from the point of view of style and effect)
    "the writing in her novels is excellent"; "that editorial was a fine piece of writing";
    - written material, piece of writing
  3. (usually plural) the collected work of an author
    "the idea occurs with increasing frequency in Hemingway's writings"
  4. Letters or symbols that are written or imprinted on a surface to represent the sounds or words of a language
    "he turned the paper over so the writing wouldn't show"; "the doctor's writing was illegible"
  5. The activity of putting something in written form
    "she did the thinking while he did the writing";
    - committal to writing

Type of: activity, black and white, body of work, oeuvre, religious text, religious writing, sacred text, sacred writing, verbal creation, work, written communication, written language

Part of: Hebrew Bible, Hebrew Scripture, Tanach, Tanakh

Encyclopedia: Writings