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  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Calendar  \Cal"en*dar\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Calendared};  p.  pr 
  &  vb  n.  {Calendaring}.] 
  To  enter  or  write  in  a  calendar;  to  register.  --Waterhouse. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Calendar  \Cal"en*dar\,  n.  [OE.  kalender,  calender,  fr  L. 
  kalendarium  an  interest  or  account  book  (cf.  F.  calendrier, 
  OF  calendier)  fr  L.  calendue  kalendae,  calends.  See 
  {Calends}.] 
  1.  An  orderly  arrangement  of  the  division  of  time,  adapted  to 
  the  purposes  of  civil  life,  as  years,  months,  weeks,  and 
  days;  also  a  register  of  the  year  with  its  divisions;  an 
  almanac. 
 
  2.  (Eccl.)  A  tabular  statement  of  the  dates  of  feasts, 
  offices,  saints'  days,  etc.,  esp.  of  those  which  are 
  liable  to  change  yearly  according  to  the  varying  date  of 
  Easter. 
 
  3.  An  orderly  list  or  enumeration  of  persons,  things  or 
  events;  a  schedule;  as  a  calendar  of  state  papers;  a 
  calendar  of  bills  presented  in  a  legislative  assembly;  a 
  calendar  of  causes  arranged  for  trial  in  court;  a  calendar 
  of  a  college  or  an  academy. 
 
  Note:  Shepherds  of  people  had  need  know  the  calendars  of 
  tempests  of  state.  --Bacon. 
 
  {Calendar  clock},  one  that  shows  the  days  of  the  week  and 
  month. 
 
  {Calendar  month}.  See  under  {Month}. 
 
  {French  Republican  calendar}.  See  under  {Vend['e]miaire}. 
 
  {Gregorian  calendar},  {Julian  calendar},  {Perpetual 
  calendar}.  See  under  {Gregorian},  {Julian},  and  {Perpetual}. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  calendar 
  n  1:  a  system  of  timekeeping  that  defines  the  beginning  and 
  length  and  divisions  of  the  year 
  2:  a  list  or  register  of  events  (appointments  or  social  events 
  or  court  cases  etc);  "I  have  you  on  my  calendar  for  next 
  Monday" 
  3:  a  tabular  array  of  the  days  (usually  for  one  year) 
  v  :  enter  into  a  calendar 




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