fair copy


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fair copy

n.
A legible manuscript of a written work, often in the author's own hand and usually representing the work's revised and corrected form prior to publication.

fair copy

n
(Journalism & Publishing) a clean copy of a document on which all corrections have been made
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Noun1.fair copy - a clean copy of a corrected draftfair copy - a clean copy of a corrected draft  
written matter, copy - matter to be printed; exclusive of graphical materials
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fair copy

nbella copia
References in classic literature ?
He took out the fair copy from Benjamin's note-book which I had sent to him, and showed me these among Dexter's closing words: "What about the letter?
Mr Slum then withdrew to alter the acrostic, after taking a most affectionate leave of his patroness, and promising to return, as soon as he possibly could, with a fair copy for the printer.
In the fair copy, the vague foreboding of some accident to come was so painfully present to his mind, that he struck out the words which referred to his marriage, and substituted the designedly indefinite phrase, "domestic affairs.
La Fontaine placed himself at a table, and set his rapid pen an endless dance across the smooth white vellum; Pelisson made a fair copy of his prologue; Moliere contributed fifty fresh verses, with which his visit to Percerin had inspired him; Loret, an article on the marvelous
At last the rough draft was completed to her satisfaction; and she made a fair copy of it forthwith, to be posted the next day.
49) This was subsequently reproduced in the fair copy without alteration.
a fair copy compendium of most of Tighe's shorter poems that she made for her husband Henry Tighe, which is now owned by the National Library of Ireland.
The majority of these are fair copy manuscripts, but some are performance copies or have manuscript markings and annotations on them.
An early Morris near-final autograph of the poem survives, along with the fair copy he made for publication in Poems by the Way, and another correctly described in Charles Fairfax Murray's handwriting as "copied by Lady Burne-Jones," (24) perhaps for Poems by the Way.
Because there was no extant fair copy of the work, Kirkpatrick made the controversial decision to keep his work secret from the composer, due to his concern that Ruggles would destroy it if he knew about its existence (p.
Sassoon's journal is also featured, including a fair copy of his declaration against the war and notes on his political views at the time.
vvbr c Fair Copy (1934, Fairway - Composure, by Buchan).