E*di"tion (?), n. [L. editio, fr. edere to publish; cf. F. 'edition. See Edit.]
A literary work edited and published, as by a certain editor or in a certain manner; as, a good edition of Chaucer; Chalmers' edition of Shakespeare.
The whole number of copies of a work printed and published at one time; as, the first edition was soon sold.
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