Definitions

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  • n. Plural form of erasion.

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Examples

  • Copy No. 3, additions and details, little touches of local colour, revision of choice of words, heart-rending erasions.

    Punch, or the London Charivari, Volume 156, Jan. 8, 1919

  • Their poems, plays, biographies, novels are not books but notebooks, and Time, like a good schoolmaster, will take them in his hands, point to their blots and scrawls and erasions, and tear them across; but he will not throw them into the waste-paper basket.

    The Common Reader

  • At first he wrote slowly, as though engaged on a literary composition, with erasions, insertions.

    Born in Exile

  • Really the absence of erasions and corrections is too easily explained on the theory that Will was NOT the author.

    Shakespeare, Bacon, and the Great Unknown

  • Only a few timbers too heavy to be removed, the blighting erasions of a few months of occupation, and the dull, blackened area of the site itself were to be seen.

    Susy, a story of the Plains

  • The most interesting article was the "Jerusalem Delivered" of Tasso, in the poet's own hand, with his erasions and corrections.

    Views a-foot

  • 'Its success was so triumphant,' Mrs. Edgeworth writes, 'that some one -- I heard his name at the time, but do not now remember it -- not only asserted that he was the author, but actually took the trouble to copy out several chapters with corrections and erasions as if it was his original manuscript.'

    Castle Rackrent

  • I heard his name at the time, but do not now remember it — not only asserted that he was the author, but actually took the trouble to copy out several chapters with corrections and erasions as if it was his original manuscript.’

    Castle Rackrent

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