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Definition of List

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List List, v. t. To inclose for combat; as, to list a field.
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List List, v. i. [See Listen.] To hearken; to attend; to listen. [Obs. except in poetry.] Stand close, and list to him. --Shak.
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List List, v. t. To listen or hearken to. Then weigh what loss your honor may sustain, If with too credent ear you list his songs. --Shak.
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List List, v. i. [OE. listen, lusten, AS. lystan, from lust pleasure. See Lust.] 1. To desire or choose; to please. The wind bloweth where it listeth. --John iii. 8. Them that add to the Word of God what them listeth. --Hooker. Let other men think of your devices as they list. --Whitgift. 2. (Naut.) To lean; to incline; as, the ship lists to port.
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List List, n. 1. Inclination; desire. [Obs.] --Chaucer. 2. (Naut.) An inclination to one side; as, the ship has a list to starboard.
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List List, n. [AS. l[=i]st a list of cloth; akin to D. lijst, G. leiste, OHG. l[=i]sta, Icel. lista, listi, Sw. list, Dan. liste. In sense 5 from F. liste, of German origin, and thus ultimately the same word.] 1. A strip forming the woven border or selvedge of cloth, particularly of broadcloth, and serving to strengthen it; hence, a strip of cloth; a fillet. ``Gartered with a red and blue list. ' --Shak.
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List List (l[i^]st), n. [F. lice, LL. liciae, pl., from L. licium thread, girdle.] A line inclosing or forming the extremity of a piece of ground, or field of combat; hence, in the plural (lists), the ground or field inclosed for a race or combat. --Chaucer. In measured lists to toss the weighty lance. --Pope. To enter the lists, to accept a challenge, or engage in contest.
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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. --Tennyson. 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. Scott. 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.
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List List, v. t. 1. To plow and plant with a lister. 2. In cotton culture, to prepare, as land, for the crop by making alternating beds and alleys with the hoe. [Southern U. S.]

Meaning of List from wikipedia

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