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Plagiary   Listen
noun
Plagiary  n.  (pl. plagiaries)  
1.
A manstealer; a kidnaper. (Obs.)
2.
One who purloins another's expressions or ideas, and offers them as his own; a plagiarist.
3.
Plagiarism; literary theft.






Collaborative International Dictionary of English 0.48








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"Plagiary" Quotes from Famous Books



... and night, To see if Knott would 'sell his right,' 550 Meaning to make the ghosts a sight— What they call a 'meenaygerie;' One threatened, if he would not 'trade,' His run of custom to invade, (He could not these sharp folks persuade That he was not, in some way, paid,) And stamp him as a plagiary, By coming down, at one fell swoop, With THE ORIGINAL KNOCKING TROUPE, Come recently from Hades, 560 Who (for a quarter-dollar heard) Would ne'er rap out a hasty word Whence any blame might be incurred From the most fastidious ladies; The late lamented ...
— The Complete Poetical Works of James Russell Lowell • James Lowell

... abstains from adding his own censure. He rates Scaliger for ignorance because he was evidently under the impression that Cardan was the first to draw a horoscope of Christ, and attacks Cardan chiefly on the score of plagiary. He records how divers writers in past times had done the same thing. Albumasar, one of the most learned of the Arabs, whose thema natalium is quoted by Roger Bacon in one of his epistles to Clement ...
— Jerome Cardan - A Biographical Study • William George Waters



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