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 for Reticule
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Reticule \Ret"i*cule\, n.. [F. r['e]ticule, L. reticulum, dim.
     of rete a net. Cf.{Retina, Reticle.]
     1. A little bag, originally of network; a woman's workbag, or
        a little bag to be carried in the hand. --De Quincey.
        [1913 Webster]
     2. A system of wires or lines in the focus of a telescope or
        other instrument; a reticle.
        [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      n 1: a woman's drawstring handbag; usually made of net or
           beading or brocade; used in 18th and 19th centuries
      2: a network of fine lines, dots, cross hairs, or wires in the
         focal plane of the eyepiece of an optical instrument [syn:
         reticle, reticule, graticule]

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