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excelsior


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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Excelsior  \Ex*cel"si*or\,  a.  [L.,  compar.  of  excelsus  elevated, 
  lofty,  p.  p.  of  excellere  See  {Excel},  v.  t.] 
  More  lofty;  still  higher;  ever  upward. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Excelsior  \Ex*cel"si*or\,  n. 
  A  kind  of  stuffing  for  upholstered  furniture,  mattresses, 
  etc.,  in  which  curled  shreds  of  wood  are  substituted  for 
  curled  hair. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  excelsior 
  n  :  thin  curly  wood  shavings  used  for  packing  or  stuffing  [syn: 
  {wood  shavings}] 
 
  From  U.S.  Gazetteer  (1990)  [gazetteer]: 
 
  Excelsior,  MN  (city,  FIPS  20078) 
  Location:  44.90065  N,  93.56651  W 
  Population  (1990):  2367  (1255  housing  units) 
  Area:  1.6  sq  km  (land),  0.1  sq  km  (water) 
  Zip  code(s):  55331 
  Excelsior,  PA 
  Zip  code(s):  17872 




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