from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. Compilation.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The act of putting or piling together or heaping up.
To furnish tables showing the number of Negroes which the selective draft produced for the various occupations mentioned was at the compilement of this work not practicable.
History of the American Negro in the Great World War His Splendid Record in the Battle Zones of Europe; Including a Resume of His Past Services to his Country in the Wars of the Revolution, of 1812, the War of Rebellion, the Indian Wars on the Frontier, the Spanish-American War, and the Late Imbroglio With Mexico
The first edition of this compilement appeared In 1787, and; was noticed in our Catalogue for July in the same year.
Tb6 compilement, how - ever, has great merit, and the difllnation prefixed to it exhibits a curious hiflory of this branch of German literature, inter - fpcrfed with critical remarks, which are fometiriries ingenious, but frequently ofFcnd us, when Shakefpeare is brought before the tribunal of French tafte, and judged by the laws in which Nature is fo much cramped in the fVench drama.
This compilement will certainly prove very ufeful 'to - young per - i&ns who are engagbd in the pleafing puWmt of natural knowledge.
Mag. 1758, p. 555.] 'As to the alledged design of making the compilement pass for the work of old Mr. Cibber, the charges seem to have been founded on a somewhat uncharitable construction.
Mag_. 1758, p. 555.] 'As to the alledged design of making the compilement pass for the work of old Mr. Cibber, the charges seem to have been founded on a somewhat uncharitable construction.