Origin of edition
Examples from the Web for edition
She reportedly also had a book collection worth more than €20 million, including a first edition of Don Quixote from 1605.
The total number of articles was 30 million, with 4.4 million in the English-language edition.
The Biggest Loser is back for its 16th season, with its “Comeback Canyon” edition featuring former athletes.‘The Biggest Loser’ Could Be TV’s Most Important Show Ever|Daniela Drake|September 26, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The News of the World, founded in 1843, was replaced by a Sunday edition of the Sun.Murdoch on the Rocks: How a Lone Reporter Revealed the Mogul's Tabloid Terror Machine|Clive Irving|August 25, 2014|DAILY BEAST
One of the hottest tickets at the 2014 edition of Comic-Con, the annual nerd mecca in San Diego, was the Marvel presentation.‘Avengers: Age of Ultron’ Unmasked: Robert Downey Jr. and Co. Speak at Comic-Con|Annaliza Savage|July 27, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Having issued this second edition of his interesting narrative, the landlord enters the stable.The Lock And Key Library|Various
Gough in his edition of Camden says that the Thames was easily passed here at low water.London Before the Conquest|W. R. Lethaby
The preface to the third edition also bears the date of his birthday.
Mamma has been frantic with Mr. Glascock because he has been going to marry,—whom shall I say,—her edition of you.He Knew He Was Right|Anthony Trollope
He had edited the Alcestis, and married his laundress; lost money by his edition, and his fellowship by his match.Vivian Grey|Earl of Beaconsfield, Benjamin Disraeli
British Dictionary definitions for edition
- the entire number of copies of a book, newspaper, or other publication printed at one time from a single setting of type
- a single copy from this numbera first edition; the evening edition
- an issue of a work identified by its formata leather-bound edition of Shakespeare
- an issue of a work identified by its editor or publisherthe Oxford edition of Shakespeare
Word Origin for edition
Word Origin and History for edition
early 15c., "version, translation, a form of a literary work;" 1550s, "act of publishing," from French édition or directly from Latin editionem (nominative editio) "a bringing forth, producing," also "a statement, account," from past participle stem of edere "bring forth, produce," from ex- "out" (see ex-) + -dere, comb. form of dare "to give" (see date (n.1)). "It is awkward to speak of, e.g. 'The second edition of Campbell's edition of Plato's "Theætetus"'; but existing usage affords no satisfactory substitute for this inconvenient mode of expression" [OED].