noun, plural com·pen·di·ums, com·pen·di·a [kuhm-pen-dee-uh]. /kəmˈpɛn di ə/.
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Example sentences from the Web for compendium
As the revelation did not consist in doctrines, so the doctrine we require is not a creed or compend of doctrines.
An epitome, compend, or compendium is a condensed view of a subject, whether derived from a previous publication or not.English Synonyms and Antonyms|James Champlin Fernald
I shall write only whereof I know—not by any means a compend of Creole cookery.Dishes & Beverages of the Old South|Martha McCulloch Williams
And Alcuin proceeded to furnish him with a compend of the scientia bene dicendi, which is Rhetoric.The Mediaeval Mind (Volume I of II)|Henry Osborn Taylor
Perhaps it may be accounted for by the order of the compend of Christian ethics the writer was following.