Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun Plural of erratum.

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

  • noun plural See erratum.

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  • noun An added page in a printed work where errors which are discovered after printing and their corrections are listed; corrigenda.
  • noun Plural form of erratum.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • The page of errata is listed in the original volume by Mrs. Robinson.

    Poems, by Mrs. M. Robinson

  • So many persons at present think of it as merely accidental and fortuitous, as if there was no mind in it, as if all the excellent things loosely described as errata, all the curiosæ felicitates of the setter-up of texts, were casual blunders.

    Literary Blunders; A chapter in the "History of Human Error"

  • But then, an even more amusing mixup once appeared in the "errata" section of The New York Times: "The photo that appeared yesterday on page forty-one, labeled as the sun, was the moon."

    The Streak of Streaks

  • But the pamphlet, already mentioned, in which he expressed these views, was the outburst of a youthful free-thinker not yet accustomed to his new ideas; not many years passed over his head before it "appear'd not so clever a performance as [he] once thought it;" and in his autobiography he enumerates it among the "errata" of his life.

    Benjamin Franklin

  • But the "errata" of a journeyman printer in London were quite beyond the ken of provincial gossips.

    Benjamin Franklin

  • But this did not end the matter, for in the "errata" we are directed to change this date back again to 1827.

    Bardell v. Pickwick

  • [2] In the 'errata' to the first edition, Bunyan says -- 'At the first

    Works of John Bunyan — Volume 03

  • Does 'errata' sound like a great name for a Pokemon to anybody else? oppose me, set fire to his land, rape his women, and steal his livestock.

    AnimeBlogger.net Antenna

  • It is quite obvious that no matter how perfect our initial Approval process there will be a period of finding "errata" that needs either "copy editing" by the Approval Managing Editor or "re-approving" via the same approval process.

    Citizendium, the Citizens' Compendium - Recent changes [en]

  • It is quite obvious that no matter how perfect our initial Approval process there will be a period of finding "errata" that needs either "copy editing" by the Approval Managing Editor or "re-approving" via the same approval process.

    Citizendium, the Citizens' Compendium - Recent changes [en]

Comments

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  • Okay, who else forgot/lacked this word until it was posted on the Wordie homepage?

    December 9, 2006

  • haha thats the reason i looked it up ;)

    December 11, 2006

  • *Taps fingers impatiently*

    November 14, 2008

  • Now the 'it lives' tag is already taken...

    March 3, 2009