from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • An abbreviation of entered apprentice, in freemasonry.
  • An abbreviation of Engineer of Mines;
  • of the Latin equitum magister, master of the horse.
  • n. An abbreviation of errors excepted, a saving clause frequently placed at the foot of an account rendered. Also, in a fuller form, E. and O. E. (which see).
  • n. An abbreviation of best best, which see under best, a., 5; of bail-bond.
  • n. An abbreviation of Eastern Central, a London postal district;
  • n. of Established Church.
  • n. An abbreviation of Early English;
  • n. of Electrical Engineer.
  • n. An abbreviation of East India;
  • n. of East Indian.
  • n. A game of chance, in which the appropriation of the stakes is determined by the falling of a ball into one of several niches marked E or O respectively.
  • n. An abbreviation of electric telegraph;
  • n. [capitalized] of English translation.
  • n. An abbreviation of Evangelical Union.
  • n. An abbreviation of Engineer Volunteers.


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