Signed-off-by: Richard Hansen <rhan...@bbn.com>
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 Documentation/glossary-content.txt | 12 ++++++++++++
 1 file changed, 12 insertions(+)

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--- a/Documentation/glossary-content.txt
+++ b/Documentation/glossary-content.txt
@@ -82,6 +82,18 @@ to point at the new commit.
        to the top <<def_directory,directory>> of the stored
        revision.
 
+[[def_committish]]committish (also commit-ish)::
+       A <<def_commit_object,commit object>> or an
+       <<def_object,object>> that can be recursively dereferenced to
+       a commit object.
+       The following are all committishes:
+       a commit object,
+       a <<def_tag_object,tag object>> that points to a commit
+       object,
+       a tag object that points to a tag object that points to a
+       commit object,
+       etc.
+
 [[def_core_git]]core Git::
        Fundamental data structures and utilities of Git. Exposes only limited
        source code management tools.
-- 
1.8.4

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