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from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A prayer box or small container worn as jewelry/jewellery and containing an amulet or similar item.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A territorial and administrative division of the old Germanic state which included several villages or communities, and seems to have corresponded at first to the hundred, but later to a division more nearly resembling a modern county. The word still forms part of several place-names, as Oberammergau in Bavaria.


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