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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Collate  \Col*late"\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Collated};  p.  pr  & 
  vb  n.  {Collating}.]  [From  {Collation}.] 
  1.  To  compare  critically,  as  books  or  manuscripts,  in  order 
  to  note  the  points  of  agreement  or  disagreement. 
 
  I  must  collage  it  word  with  the  original  Hebrew. 
  --Coleridge. 
 
  2.  To  gather  and  place  in  order  as  the  sheets  of  a  book  for 
  binding. 
 
  3.  (Eccl.)  To  present  and  institute  in  a  benefice,  when  the 
  person  presenting  is  both  the  patron  and  the  ordinary;  -- 
  followed  by  to 
 
  4.  To  bestow  or  confer.  [Obs.]  --Jer.  Taylor. 




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