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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Entry  \En"try\,  n.;  pl  {Entries}.  [OE.  entree,  entre,  F. 
  entr['e]e,  fr  entrer  to  enter  See  {Enter},  and  cf 
  {Entr['e]e}.] 
  1.  The  act  of  entering  or  passing  into  or  upon  entrance; 
  ingress;  hence  beginnings  or  first  attempts;  as  the 
  entry  of  a  person  into  a  house  or  city;  the  entry  of  a 
  river  into  the  sea;  the  entry  of  air  into  the  blood;  an 
  entry  upon  an  undertaking. 
 
  2.  The  act  of  making  or  entering  a  record;  a  setting  down  in 
  writing  the  particulars,  as  of  a  transaction;  as  an  entry 
  of  a  sale;  also  that  which  is  entered;  an  item. 
 
  A  notary  made  an  entry  of  this  act  --Bacon. 
 
  3.  That  by  which  entrance  is  made  a  passage  leading  into  a 
  house  or  other  building,  or  to  a  room  a  vestibule;  an 
  adit,  as  of  a  mine. 
 
  A  straight,  long  entry  to  the  temple  led.  --Dryden. 
 
  4.  (Com.)  The  exhibition  or  depositing  of  a  ship's  papers  at 
  the  customhouse,  to  procure  license  to  land  goods;  or  the 
  giving  an  account  of  a  ship's  cargo  to  the  officer  of  the 
  customs,  and  obtaining  his  permission  to  land  the  goods. 
  See  {Enter},  v.  t.,  8,  and  {Entrance},  n.,  5. 
 
  5.  (Law) 
  a  The  actual  taking  possession  of  lands  or  tenements,  by 
  entering  or  setting  foot  on  them 
  b  A  putting  upon  record  in  proper  form  and  order 
  c  The  act  in  addition  to  breaking  essential  to 
  constitute  the  offense  or  burglary.  --Burrill. 
 
  {Bill  of  entry}.  See  under  {Bill}. 
 
  {Double  entry},  {Single  entry}.  See  {Bookkeeping}. 
 
  {Entry  clerk}  (Com.),  a  clerk  who  makes  the  original  entries 
  of  transactions  in  a  business. 
 
  {Writ  of  entry}  (Law),  a  writ  issued  for  the  purpose  of 
  obtaining  possession  of  land  from  one  who  has  unlawfully 
  entered  and  continues  in  possession.  --Bouvier. 




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