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Definitions of page

  1. number the pages of a book or manuscript
  2. work as a page; " He is paging in Congress this summer"
  3. one side of one leaf ( of a book or magasine or newspaper or letter etc.) or the written or pictorial matter it contains
  4. in medieval times a youth acting as a knight's attendant as the first stage in training for knighthood
  5. a youthful attendant at official functions or ceremonies such as legislative functions and weddings
  6. a boy who is employed to run errands
  7. United States diplomat and writer about the Old South ( 1853- 1922)
  8. English industrialist who pioneered in the design and manufacture of aircraft ( 1885- 1962)
  9. call out somebody's name over a P. A. system
  10. Any one of several species of beautiful South American moths of the genus Urania.
  11. To attend ( one) as a page.
  12. One side of a leaf of a book or manuscript.
  13. Fig.: A record; a writing; as, the page of history.
  14. The type set up for printing a page.
  15. To mark or number the pages of, as a book or manuscript; to furnish with folios.
  16. A serving boy; formerly, a youth attending a person of high degree, especially at courts, as a position of honor and education; now commonly, in England, a youth employed for doing errands, waiting on the door, and similar service in households; in the United States, a boy employed to wait upon the members of a legislative body.
  17. A boy child.
  18. A contrivance, as a band, pin, snap, or the like, to hold the skirt of a woman's dress from the ground.
  19. A track along which pallets carrying newly molded bricks are conveyed to the hack.
  20. Formerly, a boy attending on a person of distinction; a serving boy in livery or uniform; a male attendant on a legislative, or lawmaking, body; one side of the leaf of a book; a record or writing; as, the page of history.
  21. To mark or number in pages.
  22. A boy attending on a person of distinction.
  23. One side of a leaf: ( orig.) a leaf of a book, so called because leaves were fastened together to form a book:- pl. writings.
  24. To number the pages of.
  25. A servant boy; one side of the leaf of a book.
  26. To number the pages of ( a book).
  27. A male attendant, usually a lad.
  28. One side of a leaf, as of a book.
  29. Books or writings.
  30. A boy attending on a great person; a boy or man that attends on a legislative body.
  31. One side of a leaf of a book.
  32. To attend as a page.
  33. To mark or number the pages of.
  34. A boy who attends on a great person, but who is not a menial; a boy who attends on a person of rank or affluence, and who is a menial.
  35. One side of the leaf of a book.
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Quotes of page

  1. The answer scrawled on a blank page in a daily newspaper, was conceived whilst aboard a ferry. – Harold Stephen Black
  2. We reduced the size of our front page code by about 50%, and by using absolute positioning, we are able to display important parts of the page before other parts may have fully loaded yet. – Mike Davidson
  3. You will, I am sure, agree with me that... if page 534 only finds us in the second chapter, the length of the first one must have been really intolerable. – Arthur Conan Doyle
  4. I've never written about my husband, Steve, or any of my children because I know them all too well. I see them in all their complexities which makes them impossible to render on the printed page – Sue Grafton
  5. I better make the plot good. I wanted to make it grip people on the first page and have a big turning point in the middle, as there is, and construct the whole thing like a roller coaster ride. – Mark Haddon
  6. No man is truly great who is great only in his lifetime. The test of greatness is the page of history. – William Hazlitt
  7. I said, God, the press and people, they just really hate me and I'm really trying. Geraldine Page said, Listen to this, Tab. If people don't like you, that's their bad taste. – Tab Hunter
  8. When I write, the first blank page or any blank page means nothing to me. What means something is a page that has been filled with words. – Guillermo Cabrera Infante
  9. I do like to work on a Marvel method, so if I've got the opportunity, and the writer is happy to do it, I like to have a writer detail what happens on a page but not saying what happens in every scene. – David Lloyd
  10. Not only the style, but the way in which you don't exactly know what on earth has happened or is happening till about page two hundred- then it all becomes apparent in a blinding flash. – Nicholas Mosley
  11. The latest page I've been working is about the organization of the pantheon of the gods. Who's indebted to whom, how they are related, who screwed whose uncle or grandmother, all of that. – Ben Nicholson
  12. When you write a two thousand page history of the Second World War, the deportations and the concentration camps will take up five pages, and the gas chambers perhaps 20 lines. – Jean-Marie Le Pen
  13. Occasionally it does hit me, the words on a page And I still love doing that, as I have for the last 60 years. – Harold Pinter
  14. The publisher has told- you know, if these editors, Andres Martinez and Nick Goldberg, were the least bit honest about this, they would tell you the publisher has told them he wants the editorial page to be conservative. – Robert Scheer
  15. You don't sit up in a cave and write the Great American Novel and know it is utterly superb, and then throw it page by page into the fire. You just don't do that. You send it out. You have to send it out. – Theodore Sturgeon

Usage examples for page

  1. 1624. Page 187. Introduction to " Promus." – Bacon is Shake-Speare by Sir Edwin Durning-Lawrence
  2. And that page to which of them does he belong? – The Midnight Queen by May Agnes Fleming
  3. We read her letter without this page – Cynthia Wakeham's Money by Anna Katharine Green
  4. That is, he makes a proof of each page – The Blue Birds' Winter Nest by Lillian Elizabeth Roy
  5. Two dead- beats are better on a note than one on the books, but, better still, get the " order note" shown on another page of this book. – How to Collect a Doctor Bill by Frank P. Davis
  6. Herr Frank read the open page – The Progressionists, and Angela. by Conrad von Bolanden
  7. Upon the blank page at the end I go on writing. – Hyperion by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
  8. Which one of the two lines drawn on this page is longer? – A Practical Guide to Self-Hypnosis by Melvin Powers
  9. " No, of course, not," Page admitted. – Dave Darrin's Fourth Year at Annapolis by H. Irving Hancock
  10. Alexina, who had been reading in her bedroom, realized that it must be quite half an hour since she had turned a page – The Sisters-In-Law by Gertrude Atherton
  11. " This is good stuff," he said at the last page – The Sport of the Gods by Paul Laurence Dunbar
  12. We had indeed stared at the page for a few minutes, and that could be called studying. – A Preface to Politics by Walter Lippmann
  13. Then, he picked up the last page and looked at it again. – Indirection by Everett B. Cole
  14. He touched a bell and the page entered. – By Pike and Dyke: A Tale of the Rise of the Dutch Republic by G.A. Henty
  15. Old man, you said a page full! – His Unknown Wife by Louis Tracy
  16. A page lad came along with a telegram in his hand asking was there any gentleman there of the name of Moneylaws? – Dead Men's Money by J. S. Fletcher
  17. There he had to sit, the door locked, under terror of stick, and study the page – The Eulogy of Richard Jefferies by Walter Besant
  18. His step- son turned back the page and looked at those words again. – Fated to Be Free by Jean Ingelow
  19. 3. John says he-- understand the problem on page 266. 4. Why-- she come? – Practical Exercises in English by Huber Gray Buehler
  20. He spoke quietly and kindly; and when he returned to me at the table and looked at the page on which I had been writing, he smiled. – The Legacy of Cain by Wilkie Collins

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