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Folio

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Definitions of Folio

Pronunciation : Fol"io
Part of Speech : n.;
Etymology : [Ablative of L. folium leaf. See 4th Foil.]
Definition : 1. A leaf of a book or manuscript.

2. A sheet of paper once folded.

3. A book made of sheets of paper each folded once (four pages to the sheet); hence, a book of the largest kind. See Note under Paper.

4. (Print.)

Defn: The page number. The even folios are on the left-hand pages and the odd folios on the right-hand.

5. A page of a book; (Bookkeeping) a page in an account book; sometimes, two opposite pages bearing the same serial number.

6. (Law)

Defn: A leaf containing a certain number of words, hence, a certain number of words in a writing, as in England, in law proceedings 72, and in chancery, 90; in New York, 100 words. Folio post, a flat writing paper, usually 17 by 24 inches.

pl. Folios.
Source : Webster's Unabridged Dictionary, 1913

Pronunciation : Folio
Part of Speech : v.
Definition : Defn: To put a serial number on each folio or page of (a book); to page.

t.
Source : Webster's Unabridged Dictionary, 1913

Pronunciation : Folio
Part of Speech : a.
Definition : Defn: Formed of sheets each folded once, making two leaves, or four pages; as, a folio volume. See Folio, n., 3.
Source : Webster's Unabridged Dictionary, 1913

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