from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A measure of space, usually one column wide and 1/14 of an inch deep, used especially for classified advertisements.

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  • noun space for one line of print (one column wide and 1/14 inch deep) used to measure advertising


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