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Unix Version 7 - man page for look (v7 section 1)

LOOK(1) 				       General Commands Manual					      LOOK(1)

NAME
look - find lines in a sorted list
SYNOPSIS
look [ -df ] string [ file ]
DESCRIPTION
Look consults a sorted file and prints all lines that begin with string. It uses binary search. The options d and f affect comparisons as in sort(1): d `Dictionary' order: only letters, digits, tabs and blanks participate in comparisons. f Fold. Upper case letters compare equal to lower case. If no file is specified, /usr/dict/words is assumed with collating sequence -df.
FILES
/usr/dict/words
SEE ALSO
sort(1), grep(1) LOOK(1)


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