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 particulars. --Fuller. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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