from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. The character or sign (&) representing the word and.
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- n. The symbol "&".
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A word used to describe the character �, �, or &.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A name formerly in use for the character & or & (also called short and), which is formed by combining the letters of the Latin et, and, and which is commonly placed at the end of the alphabet in primers.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a punctuation mark (&) used to represent conjunction (and)
Alteration of and per se and, & (the sign) by itself (means) and.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)