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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 each /ˈiʧ/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Each a. ∨ a. pron.
 1. Every one of the two or more individuals composing a number of objects, considered separately from the rest. It is used either with or without a following noun; as, each of you or each one of you. Each of the combatants.”
 Note:To each corresponds other. “Let each esteem other better than himself.” Each other, used elliptically for each the other. It is our duty to assist each other; that is, it is our duty, each to assist the other, each being in the nominative and other in the objective case.
    It is a bad thing that men should hate each other; but it is far worse that they should contract the habit of cutting one another's throats without hatred.   --Macaulay.
 Let each
 His adamantine coat gird well.   --Milton.
    In each cheek appears a pretty dimple.   --Shak.
 Then draw we nearer day by day,
 Each to his brethren, all to God.   --Keble.
    The oak and the elm have each a distinct character.   --Gilpin.
 2. Every; -- sometimes used interchangeably with every.
    I know each lane and every alley green.   --Milton.
    In short each man's happiness depends upon himself.   --Sterne.
 Note:This use of each for every, though common in Scotland and in America, is now un-English.
 Syn: -- See Every.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj : (used of count nouns) every one considered individually;
            "each person is mortal"; "each party is welcome" [syn:
      adv : to or from every one of two or more (considered
            individually); "they received $10 each" [syn: to each
            one, for each one, from each one, apiece]