Any original handwritten or typed copy from which type will be set. Although the term manuscript (deriving from the Latin terms manusβ€”"hand"β€”and scriptusβ€”"written") technically only refers to copy written by hand, it is commonly used to refer to what could more properly be called a typescript. Manuscript is commonly abbreviated ms., and the plural is abbreviated mss.

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