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noun \ˈpāj\

Definition of PAGE

1
a (1) :  a youth being trained for the medieval rank of knight and in the personal service of a knight (2) :  a youth attendant on a person of rank especially in the medieval period
b :  a boy serving as an honorary attendant at a formal function (as a wedding)
2
:  one employed to deliver messages, assist patrons, serve as a guide, or attend to similar duties
3
:  an act or instance of paging <a page came over the loudspeaker> <got a page from the client>
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Origin of PAGE

Middle English, from Anglo-French
First Known Use: 14th century

Rhymes with PAGE

2page

verb
pagedpag·ing

Definition of PAGE

transitive verb
1
:  to wait on or serve in the capacity of a page
2
:  to summon by repeatedly calling out the name of
3
:  to send a message to via a pager

First Known Use of PAGE

15th century

3page

noun

Definition of PAGE

1
a :  one of the leaves of a publication or manuscript; also :  a single side of one of these leaves
b :  the material printed or written on a page
2
a :  a written record
b :  a noteworthy event or period
3
a :  a sizable subdivision of computer memory; also :  a block of information that fills a page and can be transferred as a unit between the internal and external storage of a computer
b :  the block of information found at a single World Wide Web address

Origin of PAGE

Middle French, from Latin pagina; akin to Latin pangere to fix, fasten — more at pact
First Known Use: 1589

Other Printing Terms

epigraph, errata, leader, mechanical, notch, tittle, underscore, widow

4page

verb
pagedpag·ing

Definition of PAGE

transitive verb
:  to number or mark the pages of
intransitive verb
:  to turn the pages (as of a book or magazine) especially in a steady or haphazard manner —usually used with through

First Known Use of PAGE

1628

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biographical name \ˈpāj\

Definition of PAGE

Walter Hines 1855–1918 Am. journalist & diplomat
PAGED Defined for Kids

1page

noun \ˈpāj\

Definition of PAGE for Kids

1
:  one side of a printed or written sheet of paper
2
:  a large section of computer memory
3
:  the information found at a single World Wide Web address

2page

noun

Definition of PAGE for Kids

1
:  a person employed (as by a hotel or the United States Congress) to carry messages or run errands
2
:  a boy being trained to be a knight in the Middle Ages

3page

verb
pagedpag·ing

Definition of PAGE for Kids

:  to send for or contact someone by a public announcement or by using a pager

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