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  • n. Obsolete form of phylactery.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A phylactery.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A phylactery.


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  • Then, before starting, I took a quick tour though the multiple wiki's set up as reader's guides, but decided that if I was going to take the time to read this hulking book, and it really is hulking, I would take the (small amount of) time to Google things like who Dennis Gabor is - and lookup words like "phylacter" (p. 47) myself.

    E.A. Hanks: On Reading "Infinite Jest," Part 1


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