from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A point.
- n. A point of origin; a beginning.
- n. A point of land; a promontory.
- n. The point or edge of a weapon.
- abbr. order
- abbr. ordinance
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. An edge or point; also, a beginning.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A point.
- n. Beginning.
- n. An abbreviation of ordinal, ordinance, ordinary, and order.
- n. An abbreviation of ordained;
- n. of ordnance.
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