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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Index  \In"dex\,  n.;  pl  E.  {Indexes},  L.  {Indices}(?).  [L.:  cf 
  F.  index.  See  {Indicate},  {Diction}.] 
  1.  That  which  points  out  that  which  shows,  indicates, 
  manifests,  or  discloses. 
 
  Tastes  are  the  indexes  of  the  different  qualities  of 
  plants.  --Arbuthnot. 
 
  2.  That  which  guides,  points  out  informs,  or  directs;  a 
  pointer  or  a  hand  that  directs  to  anything  as  the  hand  of 
  a  watch,  a  movable  finger  on  a  gauge,  scale,  or  other 
  graduated  instrument.  In  printing,  a  sign  [[hand]]  used  to 
  direct  particular  attention  to  a  note  or  paragraph;  -- 
  called  also  {fist}. 




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