Synonyms for folio

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The Rector spoke with an obvious effort, got his hand off the page and closed the folio.

I would not take my folio paper for this epistle, and now I repent it.

Nor can we regard as aught other such terms as 'leaf' or 'folio,' which is also 'leaf.'

He was seated at a table, and had a large old German folio open before him.

He had got through January and February in five folio volumes, when he died in 1658.

We have only to consider the absurdity of a handy-volume Gibbon or a folio Lamb.

The generally used descriptions of size, from folio down to 48mo.

But the whole truth as regards the Folio was not to be divulged yet.

But it is another thing when Lamb says, “I do not care for a first folio of Shakespeare.”

It appears in the folio collection of his works of the year 1628.

WORD ORIGIN

mid-15c., from Late Latin folio "leaf or sheet of paper," from Latin folio, ablative of folium "leaf," from PIE *bhulyom "leaf" (cf. Greek phyllon "leaf," Gaelic bile "leaflet, blossom"), from root *bhel- (2) "to blow, inflate, swell" (see bole). Ablative of location, because this was used in page references. Meaning "volume of the largest size" first attested 1620s.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR FOLIO

leaf

nounpage of document

leaves

nounpage of document
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