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  • adj. That cannot be copied.

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Examples

  • Beaumont, uncopiable lessons in drawing gentlemen such as are seen nowhere else but on the canvas of Titian; he could take Ulysses away from Homer and expand the shrewd and crafty islander into a statesman whose words are the pith of history.

    The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 03, No. 16, February, 1859

  • But, as a rule, from his boyhood to the last day of his life, he sketched only with the fine pencil point, and always the outline, more if he had time, but at least the outline, of every scene that interested him; and in general, outline so subtle and elaborate as to be inexhaustible in examination and uncopiable for delicacy.

    Lectures on Landscape Delivered at Oxford in Lent Term, 1871

  • This country tradesman's son, coming up to London, could set high-bred wits, like Beaumont, uncopiable lessons in drawing gentlemen such as are seen nowhere else but on the canvas of Titian; he could take Ulysses away from

    Among My Books First Series

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  • Now a variant of uncopyable; in the 19th century it was more common spelling.

    April 4, 2008