American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. A leaf or one side of a leaf, as of a book, letter, newspaper, or manuscript: tore a page from the book.
- n. The writing or printing on one side of a leaf.
- n. The type set for printing one side of a leaf.
- n. A noteworthy or memorable event: a new page in history.
- n. Computer Science A quantity of memory storage equal to between 512 and 4,096 bytes.
- n. Computer Science A webpage.
- n. A source or record of knowledge: in the pages of science.
- v. To number the pages of; paginate.
- v. To turn pages: page through a magazine.
- n. A boy who acted as a knight's attendant as the first stage of training for chivalric knighthood.
- n. A youth in ceremonial employment or attendance at court.
- n. One who is employed to run errands, carry messages, or act as a guide in a hotel, theater, club, or the U.S. Congress or another legislature.
- n. A boy who holds the bride's train at a wedding.
- v. To summon or call (a person) by name.
- v. To summon or call (a person) by means of a beeper.
- v. To attend as a page.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. One side of a written or printed leaf, as of a book or pamphlet. A folio volume contains 2 leaves or 4 pages in every sheet; a quarto (4to), 4 leaves or 8 pages; an octavo (8vo), 8 leaves or 16 pages; a duodecimo (12mo), 12 leaves or 24 pages; and an octodecimo (18mo), 18 leaves or 30 pages. Abbreviated p., plural past participle
- n. In printing, types, or types and cuts, properly arranged as to length and width for printing on one side of the leaf of a book or pamphlet.
- n. Any writing or printed record: as, the page of history; also, figuratively, a book: as, the sacred page.
- n. In the manufacture of bricks by hand-molding, a slideway formed of iron rails on wooden supports. Each brick, as molded, is laid on a thin piece of board called a pallet, and slid on the page to the taking-off boy, to be wheeled away to the hack-ground.
- To mark or number the pages of (a book or manuscript).
- To make up (composed type) into pages.
- n. A male servant or attendant. Especially— A boy attendant upon a person of rank or distinction; a lad in the service of a person of rank or wealth.
- n. A boy or young man who attends upon the members and officers of a legislative body while in session: as, a Senate page; the pages in the House of Representatives.
- n. A stable-boy; a groom.
- n. A shepherd's servant, whether boy or man.
- n. In general, a child; a boy; a lad.
- n. A contrivance of cord and steel clips for holding up a woman's train or skirt to prevent it from dragging on the ground.
- To attend as a page.
- n. Any one of several South American uraniid butterflies marked with black and green in such a manner as to suggest a page's uniform.
- n. obsolete A serving boy – a youth attending a person of high degree, especially at courts, as a position of honor and education.
- n. UK A youth employed for doing errands, waiting on the door, and similar service in households.
- n. US A boy employed to wait upon the members of a legislative body.
- n. in libraries The common name given to an employee whose main purpose is to replace materials that have either been checked out or otherwise moved, back to their shelves.
- n. A boy child.
- n. A contrivance, as a band, pin, snap, or the like, to hold the skirt of a woman’s dress from the ground.
- n. A track along which pallets carrying newly molded bricks are conveyed to the hack.
- n. Any one of several species of colorful South American moths of the genus Urania.
- v. transitive To attend (someone) as a page.
- v. transitive, US To call or summon (someone).
- v. transitive To contact (someone) by means of a pager.
- v. transitive To call (somebody) using a public address system so as to find them.
- n. One of the many pieces of paper bound together within a book or similar document.
- n. One side of a paper leaf on which one has written or printed.
- n. A figurative record or writing; a collective memory.
- n. typography The type set up for printing a leaf.
- n. Internet A web page.
- n. computing A block of contiguous memory of a fixed length.
- v. transitive To mark or number the pages of, as a book or manuscript.
- v. intransitive, often with “through” To turn several pages of a publication.
- v. transitive To furnish with folios.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. 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 or girl employed to wait upon the members of a legislative body. Prior to 1960 only boys served as pages in the United States Congress.
- n. obsolete A boy child.
- n. A contrivance, as a band, pin, snap, or the like, to hold the skirt of a woman's dress from the ground.
- n. (Brickmaking) A track along which pallets carrying newly molded bricks are conveyed to the hack.
- n. (Zoöl.) Any one of several species of beautiful South American moths of the genus Urania.
- v. obsolete To attend (one) as a page.
- v. To call out a person's name in a public place, so as to deliver a message, as in a hospital, restaurant, etc.
- v. To call a person on a pager.
- n. One side of a leaf of a book or manuscript.
- n. A record; a writing.
- n. (Print.) The type set up for printing a page.
- v. To mark or number the pages of, as a book or manuscript; to furnish with folios.
- n. a boy who is employed to run errands
- n. in medieval times a youth acting as a knight's attendant as the first stage in training for knighthood
- v. number the pages of a book or manuscript
- n. English industrialist who pioneered in the design and manufacture of aircraft (1885-1962)
- v. contact, as with a pager or by calling somebody's name over a P.A. system
- n. United States diplomat and writer about the Old South (1853-1922)
- v. work as a page
- n. a youthful attendant at official functions or ceremonies such as legislative functions and weddings
- n. one side of one leaf (of a book or magazine or newspaper or letter etc.) or the written or pictorial matter it contains
- Via Old French from Latin pāgina. (Wiktionary)
- French, alteration of Old French pagine, from Latin pāgina. Middle English, from Old French, possibly from Italian paggio, perhaps ultimately from Greek paidion, diminutive of pais, paid-, child. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
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