opisthography definition

  • noun:
    • A writing upon the back of such a thing, as upon the rear of a sheet already written upon using one part.
    • A writing upon the rear of such a thing, as upon the rear of a leaf or sheet already written upon on a single part.
    • The practice of writing upon the back of something; specially, writing on the straight back as well as the front side of a roll of papyrus or parchment. See opisthograph.
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