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page 1 (pāj)
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n.
1.
a. A side of a sheet of paper, as in a book or newspaper: tore a page from the book.
b. The writing or printing on one side of a page.
c. The type set for printing one side of a page.
2. A noteworthy or memorable event: a new page in history.
3. Computers A webpage.
4. Computers A quantity of memory storage equal to between 512 and 4,096 bytes.
5. pages A source or record of knowledge: in the pages of science.
v. paged, pag·ing, pag·es
v.tr.
To number the pages of; paginate: page a manuscript.
v.intr.
To turn pages: page through a magazine.

[Middle French, from Old French, from Latin pāgina; see pag- in the Appendix of Indo-European roots.]

pageful n.

The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition copyright ©2016 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
 
page 2 (pāj)
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1. A boy who acted as a knight's attendant as the first stage of training for chivalric knighthood.
2. A youth in ceremonial employment or attendance at court.
3.
a. One who is employed to run errands, carry messages, or act as a guide in a hotel, theater, or club.
b. One who is similarly employed in the US Congress or another legislature.
4. A boy who holds the bride's train at a wedding.
tr.v. paged, pag·ing, pag·es
1. To summon or call (a person) by name.
2. To contact (someone) by sending a message to his or her pager: The doctor was paged during dinner.
3. To attend as a page.

[Middle English, from Old French, of unknown origin.]

The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition copyright ©2016 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
 

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