Definition of Compends
1. compend [n] - See also: compend
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Literary usage of Compends
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. American Journal of Education (1860)
"We have very many text-books of history, from the briefest compends up to voluminous and ... Other compends pretend to possess a good and readable style, ..."
2. Publishers Weekly by Publishers' Board of Trade (U.S.), Book Trade Association of Philadelphia, American Book Trade Union, Am. Book Trade Association, R.R. Bowker Company (1892)
"p. asc USffk Co Saunders' question compends. Set Stewart. ... (F6) D. (Saunders' question compends, no. 23.) ft Saunders Stick (The) in all ages and lands. ..."
3. The Medical Clinics of North America by Richard J. Havel, K. Patrick Ober (1917)
"Continues to maintain the high standard of excellence for which these question compends have been noted. ... Cloth, #1.25 net. Saunders' compends. ..."
4. The Mediaeval Mind: A History of the Development of Thought and Emotion in by Henry Osborn Taylor (1919)
"Some men have made useful vocabularies of the Scriptural Hebrew and Syriac words and compends of history, which throw light on Scriptural questions. ..."
5. The American Journal of the Medical Sciences by Southern Society for Clinical Investigation (U.S.) (1864)
"When, however, manuals and compends are relied upon as adequate exponents of the particular subject, the outlines of which they respectively present, ..."
6. Anomalies and curiosities of medicine: Being an Encyclopedic Collection of by George Milbry Gould, Walter Lytle Pyle (1900)
"Crown octavo, 200 pages; 62 illustrations. Cloth, £1.00 net; interleaved for notes, §1.25 net. [See Saunders' Question-compends, page 23. ..."
7. A Practical Treatise on Diseases of the Kidneys and Urinary Derangements by Charles Henry Ralfe (1885)
"THE t QUIZ-compends T. " I have been teaching in this department for many years, and am free to say ... Your compends are all popular here in Washington. ..."