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The probable
The professed
the proof of the pudding is in the eating
the public
the public funds
The quality
The rabble
The Rand
The ranks
the rather
the real thing
the record
the redeemer
The Regents of the University of the State of New York
The restoration
the right way
The ring
the road
The romantic drama
The Rump
The run
the sabbath
The sacred college
the sanctifier
the saviour
The Scorpion's Heart
the scruff of neck
the seas
The second death
The Seventy

The Revised Version of the Bible definitions

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Revise Re*vise", v. t. [imp. & p. p. Revised; p. pr. & vb. n. Revising.] [F. reviser, fr. L. revidere, revisum, to see again; pref. re- re- + videre, visum, to see. See Review, View.] 1. To look at again for the detection of errors; to re["e]xamine; to review; to look over with care for correction; as, to revise a writing; to revise a translation. 2. (Print.) To compare (a proof) with a previous proof of the same matter, and mark again such errors as have not been corrected in the type. 3. To review, alter, and amend; as, to revise statutes; to revise an agreement; to revise a dictionary. The Revised Version of the Bible, a version prepared in accordance with a resolution passed, in 1870, by both houses of the Convocation of the Province of Canterbury, England. Both English and American revisers were employed on the work. It was first published in a complete form in 1885, and is a revised form of the Authorized Version. See Authorized Version, under Authorized.

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