Definitions

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  • n. An engraved tablet, usually of brass, set up in a public place.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. An engraved tablet, usually of brass, set up in a public place.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In Greek antiquity, a tablet fixed to a wall or set up in a public place, and inscribed with a law or ordinance, or with any information or announcement to the public, as an astronomical calendar, etc.; hence, a rule or precept.

Etymologies

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Latin parapegma, Ancient Greek to fix beside: compare French parapegme.

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