Excerption Ex*cerp"tion, n. [L. excerptio.] 1. The act of excerpting or selecting. [R.] [1913 Webster]

2. That which is selected or gleaned; an extract. [R.] [1913 Webster]

His excerptions out of the Fathers. --Fuller. [1913 Webster]

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