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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - One-eighth of a sheet of paper.

Usage examples (34)
  • He printed his poetry in a small octavo which he sold on the streets.
  • A customer is likely to ask for Ivanhoe in English, octavo, bound in leather.
  • Poetry, (London, 1774, in octavo,) which was composed in the youth of that wonderful linguist.
  • (Venezia, 1765, in octavo,) which represents the state and manners of Venice in the year 1008. 2. for more
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