Dit"to (?), n.; pl. Dittos (). [It., detto, ditto, fr. L. dictum. See Dictum.]

The aforesaid thing; the same (as before). Often contracted to do., or to two "turned commas" ("), or small marks. Used in bills, books of account, tables of names, etc., to save repetition.

A spacious table in the center, and a variety of smaller dittos in the corners. Dickens.


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Dit"to, adv.

As before, or aforesaid; in the same manner; also.


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