from The Century Dictionary.

  • In law, to print surreptitiously a work belonging to another.
  • noun The surreptitious printing of a work belonging to another to the prejudice of the proprietor, or a work thus printed.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • verb To print together.
  • verb (O. Eng. Law) To print surreptitiously a work belonging to another.
  • noun (O. Eng. Law) The surreptitious printing of another's copy or book; a work thus printed.


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  • Witli Gen. Hogan's report on tbe comprint of Col. Conoll; agiunst Jm. Jewell; consider Jewell a verj necessary person in the prison, although it maj be expedient to limit the jailer's power over prisoners of war.

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  • Anyone wishing to know more about this word should see the historical note in the eighth edition of Black's Law Dictionary.

    June 22, 2010

  • Ha! I won't copy it here.

    June 23, 2010