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Several letters taken together so as to form one sound: a word or part of a word uttered by a single effort of the voice: a small part of a sentence.

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That part of a word which can be clearly spoken by a single effort of the voice; in writing and printing, such a part of a word separated from the rest of the word.

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One who is under arrest or on trial; one who is confined in a jail or prison; any one held against his will; a soldier captured by the enemy in war; a captive. ...

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