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  • n. A picture formed by a word or words.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. An engraving or other picture or illustration for a book.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A figured illustration; the representation of anything by its image, as in drawing or engraving.


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