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from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. The quality or state of being an ape.
  • n. Apes, taken collectively.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The state of being an ape, or of being apish.


From ape +‎ -dom. (Wiktionary)



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  • Railroad telegraphers' shorthand meaning "Will not prepare the application of". --US Railway Association, Standard Cipher Code, 1906. Compare apehood.

    January 20, 2013