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noun

the whole number of copies of a literary work printed first, from the same type, and issued together.
an individual copy from this number.
the first printing of a newspaper for a given date.

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The rainy weather could not ________ my elated spirits on my graduation day.

Origin of first edition

First recorded in 1900–05
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