Tung Fel came forward to receive the well-selected compliments of all who had witnessed the entertainment.
One feels it to be a monument to the virtue of the well-selected bottle.
I pointed out to Van Beek that I should like to possess this small but well-selected library.
well-selected and well-bred Ayrshires make a splendid dairy herd.
A good book is a guide to the reader, and a well-selected library will be a guide to many.
The mine exploded at a well-selected spot and the losses must be heavy.
His pecuniary thrift now enabled him to purchase what was called "a very extensive and well-selected library."
The book-cases were filled with well-selected volumes, handsomely bound.
His enemies prevented him from enjoying a well-selected quasi-sinecure, which both Palmerston and Aberdeen admitted to be his due.
These books draw upon the world's best literature, and present well-selected nature material and stories of industry.
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.