Prelected
Prelect Pre*lect", v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Prelected}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Prelecting}.] [L. praelectus, p. p. of praelegere to read before. See {Pre-}, and {Lection}.] To read publicly, as a lecture or discourse. [1913 Webster]

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  • Prelect — Pre*lect , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Prelected}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Prelecting}.] [L. praelectus, p. p. of praelegere to read before. See {Pre }, and {Lection}.] To read publicly, as a lecture or discourse. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Prelect — Pre*lect , v. i. To discourse publicly; to lecture. [1913 Webster] Spitting . . . was publicly prelected upon. De. Quincey. [1913 Webster] To prelect upon the military art. Bp. Horsley. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Prelecting — Prelect Pre*lect , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Prelected}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Prelecting}.] [L. praelectus, p. p. of praelegere to read before. See {Pre }, and {Lection}.] To read publicly, as a lecture or discourse. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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