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  3  definitions  found 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  List  \List\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Listed};  p.  pr  &  vb  n. 
  {Listing}.]  [From  list  a  roll.] 
  1.  To  sew  together,  as  strips  of  cloth,  so  as  to  make  a  show 
  of  colors,  or  form  a  border.  --Sir  H.  Wotton. 
  2.  To  cover  with  list,  or  with  strips  of  cloth;  to  put  list 
  on  as  to  list  a  door;  to  stripe  as  if  with  list. 
  The  tree  that  stood  white-listed  through  the  gloom. 
  3.  To  enroll;  to  place  or  register  in  a  list. 
  Listed  among  the  upper  serving  men.  --Milton. 
  4.  To  engage,  as  a  soldier;  to  enlist. 
  I  will  list  you  for  my  soldier.  --Sir  W. 
  5.  (Carp.)  To  cut  away  a  narrow  strip,  as  of  sapwood,  from 
  the  edge  of  as  to  list  a  board. 
  {To  list  a  stock}  (Stock  Exchange),  to  put  it  in  the  list  of 
  stocks  called  at  the  meeting  of  the  board. 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Listing  \List"ing\,  n. 
  1.  The  act  or  process  of  one  who  lists  (in  any  sense  of  the 
  verb);  as  the  listing  of  a  door;  the  listing  of  a  stock 
  at  the  Stock  Exchange. 
  2.  The  selvedge  of  cloth;  list. 
  3.  (Carp.)  The  sapwood  cut  from  the  edge  of  a  board. 
  4.  (Agric.)  The  throwing  up  of  the  soil  into  ridges,  --  a 
  method  adopted  in  the  culture  of  beets  and  some  garden 
  crops.  [Local,  U.  S.] 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
  n  1:  a  database  containing  an  ordered  array  of  items  (names  or 
  topics)  [syn:  {list}] 
  2:  the  act  of  making  a  list  of  items  [syn:  {itemization},  {itemisation}] 

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