- here and there: used in bibliographic references to indicate that the writer has drawn upon material scattered throughout the source cited.
- so throughout: used especially as a footnote to indicate that a word, phrase, or idea recurs throughout the book being cited.
Examples from the Web for passim
Historical Examples of passim
Documents printed by order of the Senate, 1861, No. 96, passim.
Clarendon, passim, especially his summary of Lauds character.Biographia Epistolaris Volume 2
Samuel Taylor Coleridge
Passim will be indicated the changes that have been made since.Syndicalism in France
Letters of Baltimore to Wentworth in Strafford papers, passim.The Beginners of a Nation
Fragments and Specimens of Early Latin pp. 396-7 and passim.
- here and there; throughout: used to indicate that what is referred to occurs frequently in the work cited
- a phrase used in printed works to indicate that a word, spelling, etc, occurs in the same form throughout
Word Origin for sic passim
"occurring in various places," Latin, literally "scatteredly, in every direction," adverb from passus, past participle of pandere "to stretch" (see pace (n.)).