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The survey is wonderfully complete, and was compiled in a very short time.

Together with his scholars he had compiled the book which bears his name.

From that diary this story of our raids, expeditions, and fights is compiled.

Does the form of prayer compiled by Juxon, Sanderson, and Hammond exist?

This Dictionary was compiled on the plan of Calmet, but left unfinished.

It is the most accurate list that can be compiled under the circumstances.

In course of time it was all compiled in the order in which the book is now arranged.

It was compiled from documents now available at Seville, Spain.

The work seems to have been compiled by "order of the King of Egypt."

He compiled a set of instructions for his sons, from which we may judge of his character.

WORD ORIGIN

early 14c., from Old French compiler "compile, collect" (13c.), from Latin compilare "to plunder, rob," probably originally "bundle together, heap up;" hence "to pack up and carry off," from com- "together" (see com-) + pilare "to compress, ram down." Related: Compiled; compiling.

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