emendation emendation

Definition(s):

  • (n) a correction by emending; a correction resulting from critical editing

Usage(s):

  1. The Chamber refused the emendation in the original bill, sent it back to the Senate.
  2. This was probably Eliot's own emendation, but other alterations are clearly the work of the man who looked over the master's shoulder.
  3. With a little emendation the same plaint can be made by men.
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