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Definitions of an
Pertaining to; used in nouns or adjectives denoting country, origin, race, etc.; as, Italian, amphibian. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
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This word is properly an adjective, but is commonly called the indefinite article. It is used before nouns of the singular number only, and signifies one, or any, but somewhat less emphatically. In such expressions as "twice an hour," "once an age," a shilling an ounce (see 2d A, 2), it has a distributive force, and is equivalent to each, every. Webster Dictionary DB
If; - a word used by old English authors. Webster Dictionary DB
If. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
The indefinite article; used before words beginning with a vowel. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
Noting a single individual, but less emphatic than one; the indefinite article, put before nouns or adjs. in the sing. beginning with a vowel or the sound of a vowel-as, an egg, an honourable man. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
One: the indefinite article, used before words beginning with the sound of a vowel. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
One, or any; used for the article a before words beginning with a vowel sound. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
Usage examples for an
– The Turnstile by A. E. W. (Alfred Edward Woodley) Mason
– The Complete PG Edition of The Works of Winston Churchill by Winston Churchill