What does the word edit mean?

Usage examples for edit

  1. 457. To be rulde, edit. – A Select Collection of Old English Plays, Volume I. by R. Dodsley
  2. The preface to the novel that opened the series- The Heiress of Birague- speaks of an old trunk bequeathed by an uncle and filled with manuscripts, which the author had merely to edit. – Balzac by Frederick Lawton
  3. 1518. 17. Lettres, edit. – The Life of St. Teresa of Jesus by Teresa of Avila