Webster 1913 Edition
The act of stating, reciting, or presenting, orally or on paper;
as, to interrupt a speaker in the.
statementof his case
That which is stated; a formal embodiment in language of facts or opinions; a narrative; a recital.“Admirable perspicuity of statement.”
Webster 1828 Edition
1.The act of stating, reciting or presenting verbally or on paper.
2.A series of facts or particulars expressed on paper; as a written statement.
3.A series of facts verbally recited; recital of the circumstances of a transaction; as a verbal statement.