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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Cartoon  \Car*toon"\,  n.  [F.  carton  (cf.  It  cartone  pasteboard, 
  cartoon);  fr  L.  charta.  See  1st  {card}.] 
  1.  A  design  or  study  drawn  of  the  full  size,  to  serve  as  a 
  model  for  transferring  or  copying;  --  used  in  the  making 
  of  mosaics,  tapestries,  fresco  pantings  and  the  like  as 
  the  cartoons  of  Raphael. 
 
  2.  A  large  pictorial  sketch,  as  in  a  journal  or  magazine; 
  esp.  a  pictorial  caricature;  as  the  cartoons  of  ``Puck.'' 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  cartoon 
  n  1:  a  humorous  or  satirical  drawing  published  in  a  newspaper  or 
  magazine  [syn:  {sketch}] 
  2:  a  film  made  by  photographing  a  series  of  cartoon  drawings  to 
  give  the  illusion  of  movement  when  projected  in  rapid 
  sequence  [syn:  {animated  cartoon}] 
  v  :  draw  cartoons  of 




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