Definition of COMPILATION


COMPILATION

A literary production, composed of the works of others,
and arranged in some methodical manner.

2. When a compilation requires in its execution taste, learning, discrimination
and intellectual labor, it "is an object of copyright; as, for example,
Bacon"s Abridgment. Curt. on Copyr. 186.

Source: Bouviers Law Dictionary 1856 Edition

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