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Annotation  n.  A note, added by way of comment, or explanation; usually in the plural; as, annotations on ancient authors, or on a word or a passage.

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... afterwards censured by the twelfth canon of the Council of Nice; if this particular application may be received, instead of the lo se and general sense of the Greek interpreters, Balsamor Zonaras, and Alexis Aristenus. See Beveridge, Pandect. Eccles. Graec. tom. i. p. 72, tom. ii. p. 73 Annotation.] ...
— The History of The Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire - Volume 2 • Edward Gibbon

... her." It will be remembered that the true princess, in the well-known German popular tale, is discovered by a similar incident to that of the myrtle-leaf. I quote this excellent note from Mr. Payne (ix. 148), only regretting that annotation did not enter into his plan of producing The Nights. Amongst Hindu story-tellers a phenomenal softness of the skin is a lieu commun: see Vikram and the Vampire (p.285, "Of the marvellous delicacy of their Queens"); and the Tale of the Sybarite might be referred ...
— The Book of the Thousand Nights and a Night, Volume 9 • Richard F. Burton

... the close of the Spanish regime. Throughout the series will be used, as has been done from the beginning, all the best material available—historical, descriptive, and statistical—for reference and annotation. With the copious and carefully-prepared bibliography of Philippine historical literature, and the full analytical index, which will close the series; the broad and representative character of the ...
— The Philippine Islands, 1493-1898 - Volume VI, 1583-1588 • Emma Helen Blair

Words linked to "Annotation" :   nb, PS, notation, poste restante, note, mention, cite, nota bene, annotate, footnote, commentary, credit, N.B., reference, postscript, acknowledgment, expanding upon, quotation, comment, footer, annotating, citation

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