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 for COMIT
From The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing (30 December 2018) :

  COMIT
  
      The first string-handling and pattern-matching
     language, designed in 1957-8 for applications in natural
     language translation.  The user has a workspace organised
     into shelves.  Strings are made of constituents (words),
     accessed by subscript.  A program is a set of rules, each of
     which has a pattern, a replacement and goto another rule.
  
     ["COMIT Programmer's Reference Manual", V.H. Yngve, MIT Press
     1961].
  
     [Sammet 1969, pp. 416-436].
  
     (1994-11-30)
  

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