from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- noun An edition of the works of an author with notes by various scholars or editors.
- noun An edition containing various versions of a text.
- adjective Of or relating to a variorum edition or text.
from The Century Dictionary.
- Noting an edition of some work in which the notes of different commentators are inserted: as, a variorum edition of Shakspere.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- adjective Containing notes by different persons; -- applied to a publication.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.
- noun An edition of a written work (especially the complete works of a classical writer) showing the notes and readings of a variety of different editors or commentators.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- noun an edition containing various versions of a text or notes by various scholars or editors
from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
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This, right here, with my variorum, is The End. Baby bird grown up, fled the nest, gone.
It was considered imperative to correct Cotton's translation by a careful collation with the 'variorum' edition of the original, Paris, 1854,
[This is translated freely from that prefixed to the 'variorum' Paris edition, 1854, 4 vols. 8vo.
The end of this would be the creation of an instantaneous variorum commentary.
In truth, I have 21 complete files of my variorum.
October 13th, 2008 by Therese Walsh variorum (var-ee-OR-um) adjective
If so, it's interesting to the web serve as a variorum!
One variorum sestina I'm fond of, though, is "Much Adieu About Nothing" which was first published in BAY WINDOWS back in 1995 and is not especially well-known or widely reprinted.
Non est dubium, quin pro variorum situ, ac natura, magnas alimentorum sortiantur differentias, alibi suaviores, alibi lutulentiores.
I have since read from cover to cover The Complete Poems of Emily Dickinson edited by Thomas H. Johnson and reproduced from the 1955 variorum edition.