- A serving boy; formerly, a youth attending a person of high degree, especially at courts, as a position of honor and education; now commonly, in England, a youth employed for doing errands, waiting on the door, and similar service in households; in the United States, a boy or girl employed to wait upon the members of a legislative body. Prior to 1960 only boys served as pages in the United States Congress"He had two pages of honor -- on either hand one." [Bacon.]
- A boy child.(Obs)
- A contrivance, as a band, pin, snap, or the like, to hold the skirt of a woman's dress from the ground.
- [Brickmaking] A track along which pallets carrying newly molded bricks are conveyed to the hack.
- [Zoöl] Any one of several species of beautiful South American moths of the genus Urania.
Etymology: F., fr. It. paggio, LL. pagius, fr. Gr. paidi`on, dim. of pai^s paido`s, a boy, servant; perh. akin to L. puer. Cf. Pedagogue Puerile