Pre*lect" (?) v. t. [imp. & p. p. Prelected; p. pr. & vb. n. Prelecting.] [L. praelectus, p. p. of praelegere to read before. See Pre-, and Lection.]

To read publicly, as a lecture or discourse.


© Webster 1913.

Pre*lect", v. i.

To discourse publicly; to lecture.

Spitting . . . was publicly prelected upon. De. Quincey.

To prelect upon the military art. Bp. Horsley.


© Webster 1913.

Log in or register to write something here or to contact authors.