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PAGE, noun [Gr. a boy.]

1. A boy attending on a great person, rather for formality or show, than for servitude.

He had two pages of honor, on either hand one.

2. A boy or man that attends on a legislative body. In Massachusetts, the page is a boy that conveys papers from the members of the house of representatives to the speaker, and from the speaker or clerk to the members.

PAGE, noun [Latin pagina.] One side of a leaf of a book.

1. A book or writing or writings; as the page of history.

2. Pages, in the plural, signifies also books or writings; as the sacred pages.

PAGE, verb transitive To mark or number the pates of a book or manuscript.

1. To attend, as a page