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 Reade or Read (Simon),Ready (The). 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Reader.
 
In the University of Oxford, one who reads lectures on scientific subjects. In the Inns of Court, one who reads lectures in law. In printing, one who reads and corrects the proof-sheets of any work before publication; a corrector of the press.   1
 


 Reade or Read (Simon),Ready (The). 

 
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