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From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) [web1913]:
   Compile \Com*pile"\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Compiled}; p. pr. &
      vb. n. {Compiling}.] [F. compiler, fr.L. compilare to
      plunder, pillage; com- + pilare to plunder. See {Pill}, v.
      t., Pillage.]
      1. To put together; to construct; to build. [Obs.]
  
                     Before that Merlin died, he did intend A brazen wall
                     in compass to compile.                        --Spenser.
  
      2. To contain or comprise. [Obs.]
  
                     Which these six books compile.            --Spenser.
  
      3. To put together in a new form out of materials already
            existing; esp., to put together or compose out of
            materials from other books or documents.
  
                     He [Goldsmith] compiled for the use of schools a
                     History of Rome.                                 --Macaulay.
  
      4. To write; to compose. [Obs.] --Sir W. Temple.
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