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Correct (adjective)

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Corre'ct. adj. [correctus, Latin.] Revised or finished with exactness; free from faults.

What verse can do, he has perform'd in this,
Which he presumes the most correct of his.
Dryd. Aur. Prol.

Always use the most correct editions: various readings will be only troublesome where the sense and language is complete. Felton on the Classicks.

Sources: Dryden, John (788) · Felton, Henry (14)

Attributes: Adjective (426) · Latin (690)

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Cite this page: Johnson, Samuel. "Correct (adjective)." A Dictionary of the English Language: A Digital Edition of the 1755 Classic by Samuel Johnson. Edited by Brandi Besalke. Last modified: August 3, 2014. http://johnsonsdictionaryonline.com/?p=21541.


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