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n. pl. pla·gia·ries
1. Plagiarism.
2. Archaic One who plagiarizes.

[Latin plagiārius, kidnapper, plagiarist, from plagium, kidnapping, from plaga, net; see plāk- in Indo-European roots.]


n, pl -ries
(Literary & Literary Critical Terms) archaic a person who plagiarizes or a piece of plagiarism
[C16: from Latin plagiārus plunderer, from plagium kidnapping; related to plaga snare]


(ˈpleɪ dʒə ri, -dʒi ə ri)

n., pl. -ries.
2. a plagiarist.
[1590–1600; < Latin plagiārius kidnapper <plagium kidnapping]


 of printers: printers collectively.
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Writings that were flawed by plagiaries were nevertheless revealing in that they expressed views that were consistent internally and over time.
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