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 for Entries
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Entry \En"try\, n.; pl. Entries. [OE. entree, entre, F.
     entr['e]e, fr. entrer to enter. See Enter, and cf.
     Entr['e]e.]
     1. The act of entering or passing into or upon; entrance;
        ingress; hence, beginnings or first attempts; as, the
        entry of a person into a house or city; the entry of a
        river into the sea; the entry of air into the blood; an
        entry upon an undertaking.
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     2. The act of making or entering a record; a setting down in
        writing the particulars, as of a transaction; as, an entry
        of a sale; also, that which is entered; an item.
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              A notary made an entry of this act.   --Bacon.
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     3. That by which entrance is made; a passage leading into a
        house or other building, or to a room; a vestibule; an
        adit, as of a mine.
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              A straight, long entry to the temple led. --Dryden.
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     4. (Com.) The exhibition or depositing of a ship's papers at
        the customhouse, to procure license to land goods; or the
        giving an account of a ship's cargo to the officer of the
        customs, and obtaining his permission to land the goods.
        See Enter, v. t., 8, and Entrance, n., 5.
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     5. (Law)
        (a) The actual taking possession of lands or tenements, by
            entering or setting foot on them.
        (b) A putting upon record in proper form and order.
        (c) The act in addition to breaking essential to
            constitute the offense or burglary. --Burrill.
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     Bill of entry. See under Bill.
  
     Double entry, Single entry. See Bookkeeping.
  
     Entry clerk (Com.), a clerk who makes the original entries
        of transactions in a business.
  
     Writ of entry (Law), a writ issued for the purpose of
        obtaining possession of land from one who has unlawfully
        entered and continues in possession. --Bouvier.
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