Mes"sage (?; 48), n. [F., fr. LL. missaticum, fr. L. mittere, missum, to send. See Mission, and cf. Messenger.]


Any notice, word, or communication, written or verbal, sent from one person to another.

Ehud said, I have a message from God unto thee. Judg. iii. 20.


Hence, specifically, an official communication, not made in person, but delivered by a messenger; as, the President's message.

Message shell. See Shell.


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Mes"sage, v. t.

To bear as a message.



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Mes"sage, n. [OE., fr. OF. message, fr. LL. missaticus. See 1st Message.]

A messenger.




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