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- 2006 - WordNet 3.0
- 2011 - English Dictionary Database
- 2010 - New Age Dictionary Database
- 1913 - Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
- 1919 - The Winston Simplified Dictionary
- 1899 - The american dictionary of the english language.
- 1894 - The Clarendon dictionary
- 1919 - The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language
- 1914 - Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language
- 1874 - Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language
- 1898 - American pocket medical dictionary
- 1916 - Appleton's medical dictionary
- 1871 - The Cabinet Dictionary of the English Language
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By Noah Webster.
By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer
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By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman
By James Champlin Fernald
In contracts, conditions; stipulations.
A limit, bound, or boundary: the time for which a thing lasts; a limited time; the limitation of an estate, or rather the whole time or duration of an estate; the time in which a court is held or open for the trial of causes, called Hilary, Easter, Trinity, and Michaelmas, from the festivals near, which they begin; a day on which rent is paid; in universities and colleges, the time during which instruction is given to students; a word or expression with a determinate meaning; the subject or predicate of a proposition; a kind of pillar or column, adorned on the top with a figure; a member of a compound quantity; the monthly uterine secretion of females.
To name; to denominate.
By Nuttall, P.Austin.
A boundary; a limit; the time for which a thing lasts; any limited time; in logic, the subject or predicate of a proposition; one of the three component parts of a proposition, each of which is used twice; a word or expression denoting something peculiar to an art or a science; in alg. or arith., a member of a compound quantity; a word or expression in general.
By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H.
By Willam Alexander Newman Dorland
By Smith Ely Jelliffe
n. [French, Latin, Greek] A bound or boundary ; the extremity of any thing ; a limit;-the time for which any thing lasts; any limited time;-in universities and colleges, the time during which instruction is regularly given to students;-in law, the limitation or duration of an estate; the whole time or period for which an estate is granted or conveyed, as for life or for a number of years, &c. ;- a fixed time prescribed by the court for establishing an averment, production of proof or evidence, discharging an obligation, &c. ;-one of the periods of the year in which the superior law and equity courts sit; -also, one of four days in the year appointed for payment of rents, interest, &c. : - in contracts, condition ; stipulation ; offer proposed:-in grammar, a word or expression ; language which fixes or determines an idea;-in logic, the subject or the predicate of a proposition;- one of the three component parts of a syllogism, each one of which is used twice ;-in algebra, a member of a compound quantity.
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