from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- First; original; hence, specifically, earliest printed; belonging to the first edition.
- n. One who is first or chief; a chief; specifically, in early Teut. hist., a chief judicial officer or leader in a pagus or other division. Attached to him was a body of attendants called the comitatus.
- n. That which is first, foremost, original, or principal; especially, the first or original edition of a book: short for princeps edition, or editio princeps.
- n. [cop.] [NL.] In entomology, a genus of lepidopterous insects.
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