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Wordnet 3.0

VERB (1)

1. cut or eliminate;
- Example: "she edited the juiciest scenes"
[syn: edit, blue-pencil, delete]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Bluenoser \Blue"nos`er\); a Nova Scotian potato, etc. [Webster 1913 Suppl.] blue-pencil \blue-pencil\ v. t. to change, delete, or abridge (a portion of a text) with a blue pencil (or as if with a blue pencil), as in the editing process; -- of books, etc. [WordNet 1.5 +PJC]