Select

Definition of Select

Se`lect´
a.1.Taken from a number by preferance; picked out as more valuable or exellent than others; of special value or exellence; nicely chosen; selected; choice.
A few select spirits had separated from the crowd, and formed a fit audience round a far greater teacher.
- Macaulay.
v. t.1.To choose and take from a number; to take by preference from among others; to pick out; to cull; as, to select the best authors for perusal.
[imp. & p. p. Selected; p. pr. & vb. n. Selecting.]
The pious chief . . .
A hundred youths from all his train selects.
- Dryden.

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