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

  Pica \Pi"ca\, n. [L. pica a pie, magpie; in sense 3 prob. named
     from some resemblance to the colors of the magpie. Cf. Pie
     magpie.]
     1. (Zool.) The genus that includes the magpies.
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     2. (Med.) A vitiated appetite that craves what is unfit for
        food, such as clay, chalk, ashes, coal, etc.;
        chthonophagia.
  
     Syn: allotriophagy.
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     3. (R. C. Ch.) A service-book. See Pie. [Obs.]
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     4. (Print.) A size of type next larger than small pica, and
        smaller than English.
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     Note: Pica is twice the size of nonpareil, and is used as a
           standard of measurement in casting leads, cutting
           rules, etc., and also as a standard by which to
           designate several larger kinds of type, as double pica,
           two-line pica, four-line pica, and the like.
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     Small pica (Print.), a size of type next larger than long
        primer, and smaller than pica.
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