Pla"gia*ry, v. i.

To commit plagiarism.

 

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Pla"gia*ry (?), n.; pl. Plagiaries (#). [L. plagiarius a kidnaper, a literary thief, fr. plagium kidnaping; cf. plaga a net, perh. akin to E. plait: cf. F. plagiaire.]

1.

A manstealer; a kidnaper.

[Obs.]

2.

One who purloins another's expressions or ideas, and offers them as his own; a plagiarist.

Dryden.

3.

Plagiarism; literary thief.

Milton.

 

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Pla"gia*ry, a.

1.

Kidnaping.

[Obs.]

E. Browne.

2.

Practicing plagiarism.

Bp. Hall.

 

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