Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun An unwritten word; a word or saying preserved by oral tradition.

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Examples

  • "Mai," he whispered, managing to combine a whole par-agraph of insults into the inflection he wrapped around that single noun.

    Voyage To The City Of The Dead

  • Except as provided in the last par - agraph of section two, the term "net income" shall mean the net income for the taxable year as required to be re - ported by the corporation in its last prior return to the federal government as defined in the federal revenue act of nineteen hundred and eighteen, deducting therefrom all interest received upon bonds, notes and certificates of in - debtedness of the United States which was included in such return, and adding thereto such dividends received from cor - porations, associations, partnerships and trusts as are taxable if received by an inhabitant of this commonwealth, to the extent that the same have not been included in net income as required to be reported to the federal government and as defined in the said federal revenue act.

    Acts and resolves passed by the General Court

  • Except as provided in the last par - agraph of section two, the term "net income" shall mean the net income for the taxable year as required to be re - ported by the corporation in its last prior return to the federal government as defined in the federal revenue act of nineteen hundred and eighteen, deducting therefrom all interest received upon bonds, notes and certificates of in - debtedness of the United States which was included in such return, and adding thereto such dividends received from cor - porations, associations, partnerships and trusts as are taxable if received by an inhabitant of this commonwealth, to the extent that the same have not been included in net income as required to be reported to the federal government and as defined in the said federal revenue act.

    Acts and resolves passed by the General Court

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