Each week of National Poetry Month, Eliza Griswold will be selecting a new poem and pairing it with a classic.
Santorum and Gingrich delivered their own mini-sermons on the role of faith in selecting a presidential candidate.
The president wants points for selecting ex-GOP senator Hagel as secretary of defense.
1560s, from Latin selectus, past participle of seligere "choose out, single out, select; separate, cull," from se- "apart" (see secret (n.)) + legere "to gather, select" (see lecture (n.)). The noun meaning "a selected person or thing, that which is choice" is recorded from c.1600. New England selectman first recorded 1640s.
1560s, from select (adj.) or from Latin selectus. Related: Selected; selecting.