first edition

noun

Definition of first edition

  1. :  the copies of a literary work first printed from the same type and issued at the same time; also :  a single copy from a first edition

Examples of first edition in a Sentence

  1. There were many errors in the book's first edition.

  2. She owns a valuable first edition of Huckleberry Finn.

First Known Use of first edition

1542


FIRST EDITION Defined for English Language Learners

first edition

noun

Definition of first edition for English Language Learners

  • : the first set of printed copies of a book; also : a single copy from such a set

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