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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR CITES

Herzberg-Fraenkel's "Polnische Juden" cites a similar incident.

Mr. Smith cites this nonsense; so do Mr. Donnelly and Mr. Holmes.

He may have read Latin, but most of the books he cites had English translations.

Engelmann cites it in Triticum repens, Roëper in Euphorbia palustris.

He cites Barclay who wrote in Latin, but I read to you from the translation.

Axenfeld cites the fact that the glaucoma cup may disappear after operation.

Darwin cites some who could throw heavy books from the head in this manner.

It cannot be the less his that some of the 660 authors it cites may have been searched for him by assistants.

Wadding (VI, p. 48) cites some passages bearing on the date.

Professor Skeat, who cites Halliwell also, defines "bugle" as "a wild ox."

WORD ORIGIN

mid-15c., "to summon," from Old French citer "to summon" (14c.), from Latin citare "to summon, urge, call; put in sudden motion, call forward; rouse, excite," frequentative of ciere "to move, set in motion, stir, rouse, call, invite" from PIE root *keie- "to set in motion, to move to and fro" (cf. Sanskrit cyavate "stirs himself, goes;" Greek kinein "to move, set in motion; change, stir up," kinymai "move myself;" Gothic haitan "call, be called;" Old English hatan "command, call"). Sense of "calling forth a passage of writing" is first attested 1530s. Related: Cited; citing.

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