Definition of Prelection

1. n. A lecture or discourse read in public or to a select company.



Definition of Prelection

1. Noun. A public lecture or reading, especially delivered at a college or university. ¹

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Definition of Prelection

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Prelection

prelatureship
prelaty
prelaugh
prelaunch
prelaunched
prelaunches
prelaunching
prelaw
prelease
preleased
preleases
preleasing
prelect
prelected
prelecting
prelection (current term)
prelections
prelector
prelectors
prelects
prelegal
prelegislation
prelegislative
prelibation
prelibations
preliberal
preliberation
prelicensing
prelife
prelight

Literary usage of Prelection

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1. Jesuit Education: Its History and Principles Viewed in the Light of Modern by Robert Schwickerath (1903)
"The literary exercises laid down in the Ratio Studiorum shall be treated under four headings: the "prelection", memory lessons, compositions, and contests.2 ..."

2. Loyola and the Educational System of the Jesuits by Thomas Hughes (1892)
"THE prelection. BOOKS. WHAT is developed to perfection can make other things like unto itself; it is prolific ..."

3. The Presbyterian Magazine by William Neill (1822)
"A prelection on Matt. ii. 23. verily, I say unto you,'' is the solemn ... JJJ A prelection OW MATT. II. 23. "And he came and dwelt in a city called Nazareth ..."

4. Edinburgh New Philosophical Journal, Exhibiting a View of the Progressive by Robert Jameson, Sir William Jardine, Henry D Rogers (1857)
"On the Physical Sciences which form the Basis of Technology ; being the introductory prelection for 1856. By GEORGE WILSON, MD, FRSE, Regius Professor of ..."

5. The Edinburgh New Philosophical Journal (1857)
"On the Physical Sciences which form the Basis of Technology ; being the introductory prelection for 1856. By GEORGE WILSON, MD, FRSE, Regius Professor of ..."

6. Reviews, Essays, and Poems by Thomas Babington Macaulay Macaulay, George Thomas Bettany (1890)
"At Ware he commenced his prelection, In the dullest of clerical drones : And when next I regained recollection We were rumbling o'er Trumpington stones. ..."

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