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(Pa"gan*dom) n. The pagan lands; pagans, collectively; paganism. [R.]
(Pa*gan"ic*al) a. Of or pertaining to pagans or paganism; heathenish; paganish.
[R.] "The paganic fables of the goods." Cudworth. Pa*gan"ic*al*ly, adv. [R.]
(Pa"gan*ish) a. Of or pertaining to pagans; heathenish. "The old paganish idolatry." Sharp
(Pa"gan*ism) n. [L. paganismus: cf. F. paganisme. See Pagan, and cf. Painim.] The
state of being pagan; pagan characteristics; esp., the worship of idols or false gods, or the system of
religious opinions and worship maintained by pagans; heathenism.
(Pa*gan"i*ty) n. [L. Paganitas.] The state of being a pagan; paganism. [R.] Cudworth.
(Pa"gan*ize) v. t. [imp. & p. p. Paganized ; p. pr. & vb. n. Paganizing ] To render pagan
or heathenish; to convert to paganism. Hallywell.
(Pa"gan*ize), v. i. To behave like pagans. Milton.
(Pa"gan*ly), adv. In a pagan manner. Dr. H. More.
(Page) n. [F., fr. It. paggio, LL. pagius, fr. Gr. paidi`on, dim. of pai^s, paido`s, a boy, servant; perh.
akin to L. puer. Cf. Pedagogue, Puerile.]
1. A serving boy; formerly, a youth attending a person of high degree, especially at courts, as a position
of honor and education; now commonly, in England, a youth employed for doing errands, waiting on the
door, and similar service in households; in the United States, a boy employed to wait upon the members
of a legislative body.
He had two pages of honor on either hand one.Bacon.
2. A boy child. [Obs.] Chaucer.
3. A contrivance, as a band, pin, snap, or the like, to hold the skirt of a woman's dress from the ground.
4. (Brickmaking.) A track along which pallets carrying newly molded bricks are conveyed to the hack.
5. (Zoöl.) Any one of several species of beautiful South American moths of the genus Urania.
(Page), v. t. To attend (one) as a page. [Obs.] Shak.
(Page), n. [F., fr. L. pagina; prob. akin to pagere, pangere, to fasten, fix, make, the pages or
leaves being fastened together. Cf. Pact, Pageant, Pagination.]
1. One side of a leaf of a book or manuscript.
Such was the book from whose pages she sang.Longfellow.
2. Fig.: A record; a writing; as, the page of history.
3. (Print.) The type set up for printing a page.
(Page), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Paged ; p. pr. & vb. n. Paging ] To mark or number the pages of,
as a book or manuscript; to furnish with folios.
(Pag"eant) (paj"ent or pa"jent; 277), n. [OE. pagent, pagen, originally, a movable scaffold or
stage, hence, what was exhibited on it, fr. LL. pagina, akin to pangere to fasten; cf. L. pagina page,