Facsimile Fac*sim"i*le, n.; pl. {Facsimiles} (-l?z). [L. fac simile make like; or an abbreviation of factum simile made like; facere to make + similes like. See {Fact}, and {Simile}.] A copy of anything made, either so as to be deceptive or so as to give every part and detail of the original; an exact copy or likeness. [1913 Webster]

{Facsimile telegraph}, a telegraphic apparatus reproducing messages in autograph. [1913 Webster]

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