Definition for SIZE

SIZE, n.2 [W. syth, stiff, rigid, and size; Sp. sisa; from the root of assize, that which sets or fixes.]

  1. A glutinous substance prepared from different materials; used in manufactures.
  2. An instrument consisting of thin leaves fastened together at one end by a rivet; used for ascertaining the size of pearls. – Encyc.

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