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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Situated toward or near the mouth.

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  • adj. Located near the mouth.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In zoology, situated at or near the mouth; being relatively toward the mouth: the opposite of aboral.

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  • Very economical railroad telegraph shorthand for "Advertising 1000-mile tickets, great care should be used in phraseology, in order that no exceptions can be taken by our competitors". --US Railway Assn. Standard Cipher Code, 1906.

    January 19, 2013