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dittos


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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Ditto  \Dit"to\,  n.;  pl  {Dittos}.  [It.,  detto,  ditto,  fr  L. 
  dictum.  See  {Dictum}.] 
  The  aforesaid  thing  the  same  (as  before).  Often  contracted 
  to  do.,  or  to  two  ``turned  commas''  (``),  or  small  marks. 
  Used  in  bills,  books  of  account,  tables  of  names  etc.,  to 
  save  repetition. 
 
  A  spacious  table  in  the  center,  and  a  variety  of 
  smaller  dittos  in  the  corners.  --Dickens. 




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