American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. A newspaper.
- n. An official journal.
- n. Chiefly British An announcement in an official journal.
- v. Chiefly British To announce or publish in an official journal or in a newspaper.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A newspaper; a sheet of paper containing an account of current events and transactions: often used as the specific name of a newspaper.
- n. Specifically, one of the three official newspapers of Great Britain, published in London (semi-weekly, first established at Oxford in 1665), Edinburgh, and Dublin, containing, among other things, lists of appointments and promotions in all branches of the public service, and of public honors awarded, and also lists of persons declared bankrupt.
- n. Hence An official or authoritative report or announcement in or as if in the Gazette.
- To insert in a gazette; announce or publish in a gazette—specifically, in one of the three official Gazettes of Great Britain.
- n. A newspaper; a printed sheet published periodically; especially, the official journal published by the British government, and containing legal and state notices.
- v. To publish in a gazette
- v. UK to announce the status of in an official gazette. This pertained to both appointments and bankruptcies.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. A newspaper; a printed sheet published periodically; esp., the official journal published by the British government, and containing legal and state notices.
- v. To announce or publish in a gazette; to announce officially, as an appointment, or a case of bankruptcy.
- v. publish in a gazette
- n. a newspaper or official journal
- 1605; from French gazette, from Italian gazzetta, from Venetian gazeta dele novità (17th cent.), named for the gazeta ‘halfpenny’ (first minted 1539), diminutive of Latin gāza ‘treasure’, from Ancient Greek γάζα (gáza), from Persian ganj ‘royal treasury’ (mod. گنجینه (ganjineh)). The Venetian gazeta (newspaper) cost a gazeta (coin). (Wiktionary)
- French, from Italian gazzetta, probably from Italian dialectal gazeta, a small coin (possibly from the price). (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“In the year 1531, a newspaper was printed at Venice, for which the price charged was a Venetian coin called gazetta; and hence is derived our word gazette; the name of the coin having been transferred to the paper. 1”
“The gazette is the last stop for draft laws before reaching parliament, where President Robert Mugabe's ruling Zimbabwe African”
“It says the measure will come into force after its publication in the official gazette, which is expected "imminently".”
“The first "gazette" was watched for with straining eyes, and naturally would follow aching hearts; for disappointment here first sowed the dragon's teeth that were to spring into armed opponents of the unappreciative power.”
“This word "gazette" makes its appeal, too, curiously enough, to those who christen country papers; and trade journals have much of the intimate charm of country papers.”
“Finally the office of Gazetteer was abolished, and any man who wished might issue a "gazette," provided he kept within proper bounds.”
“He served me as a kind of gazette of all that passed with the princesses, in whose opinion I had still the misfortune not to be in the very highest estimation.”
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“(though it is an engaging thing, I think) the word "gazette" is the great word among the titles of trade journals.”
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