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Bertillonage

[ bur-tl-on-ij ]
/ ˌbɜr tlˈɒn ɪj /
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noun

the process of applying this system: Be assured that the Bertillonage of Mr. Vance was an exacting procedure, with diligent attention to detail.

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Origin of Bertillonage

First recorded in 1890–95; Bertillon + -age
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