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- n. A handwritten document that has been written neatly and correctly without scratch-outs and revisions.
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- n. a clean copy of a corrected draft
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After breakfast I am employed in making out a fair copy of the Investigator's log in lieu of my own, which was spoiled at the shipwreck.
I must again ask you to undertake the disagreeable task of making a fair copy of the errors in the Zurich Sonata.
This three-stanza medievalizing lyric exists in a fair copy manuscript currently included with leaves containing the final stanzas of “Sir Roland” and the additonal stanzas cited above in the note to line 267 of “Sir Roland.”