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Above-cited

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Above-cited. Cited above. A figurative expression, taken from the ancient manner of writing books on scrolls; as whatever is cited or mentioned before in the same page, must be above.

Nor would I mention this particular, did it not appear from the authority above-cited, that this was a fact confessed by heathens themselves. Addison on the Christian Religion.

Sources: Addison, Joseph (408)

Attributes: Figurative Expression (2)

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Cite this page: Johnson, Samuel. "Above-cited." A Dictionary of the English Language: A Digital Edition of the 1755 Classic by Samuel Johnson. Edited by Brandi Besalke. Last modified: January 26, 2014. http://johnsonsdictionaryonline.com/?p=737.


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