American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- adv. Letter for letter: a word transcribed literatim.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Letter for letter; without the change of a letter: usually in the phrase verbatim et literatim
- adv. of the copying of text Letter by letter.
GNU Webster's 1913
- adv. Letter for letter.
- adv. letter for letter
- From Medieval Latin litterātim, from littera ("letter"). First Known Use: 1643 (Wiktionary)
- Medieval Latin līterātim, litterātim, from Latin littera, lītera, letter; see letter. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“The only time that students in my class were reprimanded en masse for plagiarism, they had copied literatim large chunks of the introduction to the textbook used in class!”
“Consequently there is no just reason for translating the whole verbatim et literatim, as has been done by Torrens, Lane and”
“The attempt, or rather the intention, was highly creditable; the copy was carefully moulded upon the model and offered the best example of the verbatim et literatim style.”
“Reproduzco abajo, verbatim et literatim, un folleto de propaganda electoral que recibí antes de las elecciones europeas de 2004.”
“Which temper Jones was now in, we leave the reader to guess, having no exact information about it; but this is certain, that he had spent two hours in expectation, when, being unable any longer to conceal his uneasiness, he retired to his room; where his anxiety had almost made him frantick, when the following letter was brought him from Mrs. Honour, with which we shall present the reader verbatim et literatim.”
“When I read his magazine, Mythic Delirium, I immediately noted that Allen took science fiction poetry literatim, however it's parsed--speculative, fiction, science: idea made manifest in words--including variations that do not stray from the use of such a term.”
“This he learns by repeated perusal, till he can quote almost every passage literatim.”
“The above order can be given _literatim_, and will be understood by the dealer, who will furnish, at a trifling cost, the materials, cut and tapped as ordered.”
“The following (says the Chronotype), is a _verbatim et literatim_ copy of the letter sent by Knight to Craft, to entice him to the U.S.”
The Underground Railroad A Record of Facts, Authentic Narratives, Letters, &c., Narrating the Hardships, Hair-Breadth Escapes and Death Struggles of the Slaves in Their Efforts for Freedom, As Related by Themselves and Others, or Witnessed by the Author.
“These letters have been addressed by emigrants to their relatives in the eastern part of Sussex, and have been printed _literatim_.”
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