from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. An edition of the works of an author with notes by various scholars or editors.
- n. An edition containing various versions of a text.
- adj. Of or relating to a variorum edition or text.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. An edition of a written work (especially the complete works of a classical writer) showing the notes and readings of a variety of different editors or commentators.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Containing notes by different persons; -- applied to a publication.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Noting an edition of some work in which the notes of different commentators are inserted: as, a variorum edition of Shakspere.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. an edition containing various versions of a text or notes by various scholars or editors
This, right here, with my variorum, is The End. Baby bird grown up, fled the nest, gone.
It was considered imperative to correct Cotton's translation by a careful collation with the 'variorum' edition of the original, Paris, 1854,
[This is translated freely from that prefixed to the 'variorum' Paris edition, 1854, 4 vols. 8vo.
The end of this would be the creation of an instantaneous variorum commentary.
In truth, I have 21 complete files of my variorum.
October 13th, 2008 by Therese Walsh variorum (var-ee-OR-um) adjective
If so, it's interesting to the web serve as a variorum!
One variorum sestina I'm fond of, though, is "Much Adieu About Nothing" which was first published in BAY WINDOWS back in 1995 and is not especially well-known or widely reprinted.
Non est dubium, quin pro variorum situ, ac natura, magnas alimentorum sortiantur differentias, alibi suaviores, alibi lutulentiores.
I have since read from cover to cover The Complete Poems of Emily Dickinson edited by Thomas H. Johnson and reproduced from the 1955 variorum edition.