Quota'tion. n.s. [from quote.]
- The act of quoting; citation.
- Passage adduced out of an authour as evidence or illustration.
He, that has but ever so little examined the citations of writers, cannot doubt how little credit the quotations deserve, where the originals are wanting. Locke.
He rang'd his tropes, and preach'd up patience,
Back'd his opinion with quotations. Prior.