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1. (n.) A distinct portion of an instrument, discourse, literary work, or any other writing, consisting of two or more particulars, or treating of various topics; as, an article in the Constitution. Hence: A clause in a contract, system of regulations, treaty, or the like; a term, condition, or stipulation in a contract; a concise statement; as, articles of agreement.

2. (n.) A literary composition, forming an independent portion of a magazine, newspaper, or cyclopedia.

3. (n.) Subject; matter; concern; distinct.

4. (n.) A distinct part.

5. (n.) A particular one of various things; as, an article of merchandise; salt is a necessary article.

6. (n.) Precise point of time; moment.

7. (n.) One of the three words, a, an, the, used before nouns to limit or define their application. A (or an) is called the indefinite article, the definite article.

8. (n.) One of the segments of an articulated appendage.

9. (n.) To formulate in articles; to set forth in distinct particulars.

10. (n.) To accuse or charge by an exhibition of articles.

11. (n.) To bind by articles of covenant or stipulation; as, to article an apprentice to a mechanic.

12. (v. i.) To agree by articles; to stipulate; to bargain; to covenant.

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