Ex*cerpt" (?), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Excerpted; p. pr. & vb. n. Excerpting.] [From L. excerptus, p. p. See Excerp.] To select; to extract; to cite; to quote.

Out of which we have excerpted the following particulars.

Ex*cerp"t (277), n. An extract; a passage selected or copied from a book or record.