article / ˈɑr tɪ kəl /

a written composition in prose, usually nonfiction, on a specific topic, forming an independent part of a book or other publication, as a newspaper or magazine.
an individual object, member, or portion of a class; an item or particular:
an article of food; articles of clothing.
something of indefinite character or description:
What is that article?
an item for sale; commodity.

verb (used with object), ar·ti·cled, ar·ti·cling.
to set forth in articles; charge or accuse specifically:
They articled his alleged crimes.
to bind by articles of covenant or stipulation:
to article an apprentice.

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