Definition of reference:
- A work, or a passage in a work, to which one is referred.
- One of whom inquires can be made as to the integrity, capacity, and the like, of another.
- One who, or that which, is referred to.
- Relation; regard; respect.
- That which refers to something; a specific direction of the attention; as, a reference in a text- book.
- The act of referring, or the state of being referred; as, reference to a chart for guidance.
- The act of submitting a matter in dispute to the judgment of one or more persons for decision.
- The process of sending any matter, for inquiry in a cause, to a master or other officer, in order that he may ascertain facts and report to the court.
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- "Cuba, Old and New", Albert Gardner Robinson.
- "Man and Wife", Wilkie Collins.
- "Success With Small Fruits", E. P. Roe.