Authors: Erika Meitner
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Library of Congress Cataloging-in-Publication Data
Meitner, Erika, 1975â
Â Â [Poems. Selections]
Â Â Copia / by Erika Meitner. â First edition.
Â Â Â Â Â Â Â pages ; cm
Â Â ISBN 978-1-938160-46-2 (paperback) â ISBN 978-1-938160-47-9 (ebook)
Â Â I. Title.
Â Â PS3613.E436A6 2014
Â Â 811'.6âdc23
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Etymology: Latin; = plenty.
Plenty, a plentiful supply: now chiefly in the Latin phrase
abundance of words, a copious vocabulary. Also the Roman goddess of wealth or plenty.
a. Plenty, abundance, a copious quantity.
b. Fullness, plenitude. Obs.
c. esp. of language: Copiousness, abundance, fullness, richness.
1713 J. Addison in
8 Sept. 1/2 Since they [
women] have . . .such a
, or plenty of Words, 'tis Pity they should not put it to some Use.