- 稿 [gǎo]
- （谷类植物的茎）stalk of grain; straw- （稿子） draft; sketch:
rough draft; 草稿
a painter's sketch; 画稿- （外发公文的草稿） manuscript; original text:
make a manuscript; 拟稿
original copy of a published article; 底稿
Few of the early manuscripts have been preserved.
The manuscript requires an expert to understand it.
The original manuscript has been lost; this is a copy.
He revised the manuscript of his book before sending it to the publisher.
The earliest extant manuscript of this poem has been kept in the museum.
The illumination of the manuscript is delicate.
I read his novel in manuscript.
They are quarrying in old manuscripts.