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

  Template \Tem"plate\, n.
     Same as Templet.
     [1913 Webster]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Templet \Tem"plet\, n. [LL. templatus vaulted, from L. templum a
     small timber.] [Spelt also template.]
     1. A gauge, pattern, or mold, commonly a thin plate or board,
        used as a guide to the form of the work to be executed;
        as, a mason's or a wheelwright's templet.
        [1913 Webster]
     2. (Arch.) A short piece of timber, iron, or stone, placed in
        a wall under a girder or other beam, to distribute the
        weight or pressure.
        [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      n 1: a model or standard for making comparisons [syn:
           template, templet, guide]

From The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing (18 March 2015) :

      A document that contains parameters, identified by some
     special syntax, that are replaced by actual arguments by the
     template processing system.  For example:
      Dear ,  would like to invite you
      to a party at  on  at 

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