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Excerpt  v. t.  (past & past part. excerpted; pres. part. excerpting)  To select; to extract; to cite; to quote. "Out of which we have excerpted the following particulars."






Collaborative International Dictionary of English 0.48








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"Excerpt" Quotes from Famous Books



... dictionary down upon the table, and Angelica was deep in the "ex's" in a moment. Excerpt, she found, was to pick or take out. She passed the dictionary to Diavolo, who studied the definition; but neither of them made a remark. From that day forth, however, they spent every spare moment they had in poring over Latin text-books, until ...
— The Heavenly Twins • Madame Sarah Grand

... excerpt, sung to the words "Praise, ye Jehovah! Tell all the wondrous story! Psalms ...
— A Second Book of Operas • Henry Edward Krehbiel

... show me these two tacks, so that I may make an excerpt of any clause relating to the fishings?-I will do so. There is no clause in either lease relating to the obligation of the tenants to deliver their ...
— Second Shetland Truck System Report • William Guthrie

... of Plato's three elderly men, in fact, differs little, if at all, from Mr Meredith's as you may see for yourself by turning back to the September chapter and reading the part from "Not long ago an interviewer called on Mr. Meredith," through to the excerpt from 'Lucifer in Starlight'. Speaking as a parent, I say that this outlook is—I won't say the right one, though this too I believe—the outlook a man naturally takes as he grows older: naturally, ...
— From a Cornish Window - A New Edition • Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch



Words linked to "Excerpt" :   choose, newspaper clipping, press cutting, clipping, track, quotation, excerption, quote, Haftarah, Haphtorah, Haftorah, citation, take out, select, passage, extract, take, analects, selection, press clipping, cutting, Haphtarah, cut, analecta, pick out



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