Definition of Dogear

1. Noun. A corner of a page in a book that has been folded down, usually to mark a place in the book. ¹



2. Verb. To fold down the corner of a page in a book. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Dogear

1. to turn down a corner of a page [v -ED, -ING, -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Dogear

dogbolts
dogbone
dogbones
dogbreath
dogbreaths
dogcart
dogcarts
dogcatcher
dogcatchers
dogday
dogdays
dogdom
dogdoms
dogdraw
doge
dogear (current term)
dogeared
dogearing
dogears
dogeate
dogeates
dogedom
dogedoms
dogeless
dogend
dogends
doges
dogeship
dogeships
dogey

Literary usage of Dogear

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Publishers Weekly by Publishers' Board of Trade (U.S.), Book Trade Association of Philadelphia, American Book Trade Union, Am. Book Trade Association, R.R. Bowker Company (1886)
"Don't dogear it, don't mark passages, don't stain the pages with fruit or candy, don't sit on it, rock on it, give it to the baby to play with, ..."

2. Transactions of the American Entomological Society by American Entomological Society (1897)
"... to the top of the dogear murk, ¡dining these, but »epa nit ed from the orbit by a narrow interval. Thorax rather dull, minutely and strongly, ..."

3. The Mollusc: A New and Original Comedy in Three Acts by Hubert Henry Davies (1914)
"I'll dogear the page. Oh, I never looked out Tom's train. Miss Roberts, you'll find the time-table on the hall table. [Miss ROBERTS rises and MRS. ..."

4. Travels in Western Australia: Being a Description of the Various Cities and by May Vivienne (1901)
"... with its peculiar spots, was particularly attractive: the douris(or dogear orchid), and the prasophyllum, with its spikes, 18 inches long, ..."

5. Bibliotheca Classica: Or, A Dictionary of All the Principal Names and Terms by John Lemprière, John David Ogilby (1839)
"... and were changed in'.o those winds which generally blow 8 or 10 days before the dogear appears, and are called Pro- j dromi by the Greeks. ..."

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