Thesaurus / dog-eared

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There the satinwood bookcase filled with his dog-eared schoolbooks.
He dug into his pocket, and produced a tattered, dog-eared pamphlet, folded open at one of the early pages.
ROPEHOLWORTHY HALL
From a chest Blackbeard hauled out a dog-eared chart of parchment and unrolled it upon the table.
BLACKBEARD: BUCCANEERRALPH D. PAINE
They made no answer, but when they returned for the empty dishes they left a couple of dog-eared magazines.
MAN OF MANY MINDSE. EVERETT EVANS
At night I'll read the ones that are worn from your hands, the dog-eared ones full of pencil marks.
SACRIFICESTEPHEN FRENCH WHITMAN
But Geordie seemed convinced that through this dog-eared volume lay the only royal road to learning.
GEORDIE'S TRYSTMRS. MILNE RAE
Lamb, like Young, the poet, dog-eared his books to such an extent that many of them would hardly close at all.
Your pasteboard photograph so soon grows yellowed, dog-eared and stale!
WHEN LIFE WAS YOUNGC. A. STEPHENS
Next he withdrew the book of verses and after that the country-store note-book with its dog-eared and age-yellowed pages.
DESTINYCHARLES NEVILLE BUCK
The chemist thumbed a dog-eared volume, read an entry carefully, and retired to a dispensing counter in the rear of the shop.

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