Excerp
Excerp Ex*cerp", v. t. [L. excerpere, excerptum; ex out + carpere to pick, gather. See {Harvest}, and cf. {Scarce}, a.] To pick out. [Obs.] --Hales. [1913 Webster]

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  • Excerpt — Ex*cerpt ([e^]k*s[ e]rpt ), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Excerpted}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Excerpting}.] [From L. excerptus, p. p. See {Excerp}.] To select; to extract; to cite; to quote. [1913 Webster] Out of which we have excerpted the following particulars …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Excerpted — Excerpt Ex*cerpt ([e^]k*s[ e]rpt ), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Excerpted}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Excerpting}.] [From L. excerptus, p. p. See {Excerp}.] To select; to extract; to cite; to quote. [1913 Webster] Out of which we have excerpted the following… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Excerpting — Excerpt Ex*cerpt ([e^]k*s[ e]rpt ), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Excerpted}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Excerpting}.] [From L. excerptus, p. p. See {Excerp}.] To select; to extract; to cite; to quote. [1913 Webster] Out of which we have excerpted the following… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Scarce — (sk[^a]rs), a. [Compar. {Scarcer} (sk[^a]r s[ e]r); superl. {Scarcest}.] [OE. scars, OF. escars, eschars, LL. scarpsus, excarpsus, for L. excerptus, p. p. of excerpere to pick out, and hence to contract, to shorten; ex (see {Ex }) + carpere. See… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Scarcer — Scarce Scarce (sk[^a]rs), a. [Compar. {Scarcer} (sk[^a]r s[ e]r); superl. {Scarcest}.] [OE. scars, OF. escars, eschars, LL. scarpsus, excarpsus, for L. excerptus, p. p. of excerpere to pick out, and hence to contract, to shorten; ex (see {Ex }) + …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Scarcest — Scarce Scarce (sk[^a]rs), a. [Compar. {Scarcer} (sk[^a]r s[ e]r); superl. {Scarcest}.] [OE. scars, OF. escars, eschars, LL. scarpsus, excarpsus, for L. excerptus, p. p. of excerpere to pick out, and hence to contract, to shorten; ex (see {Ex }) + …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • To make one's self scarce — Scarce Scarce (sk[^a]rs), a. [Compar. {Scarcer} (sk[^a]r s[ e]r); superl. {Scarcest}.] [OE. scars, OF. escars, eschars, LL. scarpsus, excarpsus, for L. excerptus, p. p. of excerpere to pick out, and hence to contract, to shorten; ex (see {Ex }) + …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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