- an archaic spelling of complete, used esp in the titles of handbooks, in imitation
of The Compleat Angler by Izaak Walton
Example Sentences Including 'compleat'
He could have given you a compleat Dictionary of their Language, understanding and speaking it as well as his Mother Tongue.
THE CURIOUS LIFE OF ROBERT HOOKE: The Man who Measured London (2003)
The last chapter," A compleat guide to the transits of 2004 and 2012", details what to look for and how to make observations.
New Scientist (2004)
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