Definition of Octavo

Octavo n. means: A book composed of sheets each of which is folded into eight leaves; hence, indicating more or less definitely a size of book so made; -- usually written 8vo or 8.

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Octavo n. means: A book composed of sheets each of which is folded into eight leaves; hence, indicating more or less definitely a size of book so made; -- usually written 8vo or 8.

Meaning of Octavo

Octavo (n.) means: A book composed of sheets each of which is folded into eight leaves; hence, indicating more or less definitely a size of book so made; -- usually written 8vo or 8.

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Octavo (a.): Having eight leaves to a sheet; as, an octavo form, book, leaf, size, etc.

Octavos (pl. ): of Octavo

Octavo (n.): A book composed of sheets each of which is folded into eight leaves; hence, indicating more or less definitely a size of book so made; -- usually written 8vo or 8.

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Meaning of Octavo

Octavo means: Having eight leaves to a sheet; as, an octavo form, book, leaf, size, etc.

Meaning of Octavos

Octavos means: of Octavo

Meaning of Octavo

Octavo means: A book composed of sheets each of which is folded into eight leaves; hence, indicating more or less definitely a size of book so made; -- usually written 8vo or 8.

Dictionary words and meanings

Meaning of Dump

Dump means: A thick, ill-shapen piece; a clumsy leaden counter used by boys in playing chuck farthing.

Meaning of Forestall

Forestall means: To obstruct or stop up, as a way; to stop the passage of on highway; to intercept on the road, as goods on the way to market.

Meaning of Project

Project means: To draw or exhibit, as the form of anything; to delineate; as, to project a sphere, a map, an ellipse, and the like; -- sometimes with on, upon, into, etc.; as, to project a line or point upon a plane. See Projection, 4.

Meaning of Sour

Sour means: Disagreeable; unpleasant; hence; cross; crabbed; peevish; morose; as, a man of a sour temper; a sour reply.

Meaning of Teeth

Teeth means: of Tooth

Slang words and meanings

Meaning of on the never never

on the never never means: Phrs. Paying by installments, on hire purchase. Cf. 'on the drip'.

Meaning of Easy

Easy means: A girl who “puts out”

Meaning of SHINING TIME

SHINING TIME means: Starting time (probably from old Negro spiritual "Rise and Shine")

Meaning of clit

clit means: a tangle of the hair, lines and twines, or chains and anchors on the bottom of the bay

Meaning of Tooling

Tooling means:     Skilled Pickpocket

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