Definition of Leaf-book

1. Noun. An unbound manuscript of some ancient classic (as distinguished from a scroll).

Exact synonyms: Codex
Generic synonyms: Holograph, Manuscript



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Leaf-book

leadscrew
leadscrews
leadsman
leadsmen
leadup
leadups
leadwork
leadworks
leadwort
leadwort family
leadworts
leady
leaf
leaf-beetle
leaf-beetles
leaf-book (current term)
leaf-cutter
leaf-cutter ant
leaf-cutter ants
leaf-cutter bee
leaf-cutting
leaf-cutting ant
leaf-cutting bee
leaf-foot bug
leaf-footed
leaf-footed bug
leaf-green
leaf-hopper
leaf-miner
leaf-nosed

Literary usage of Leaf-book

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 (1912)
""By this rule, a loose-leaf book will be judged like any other. ... Inasmuch as a loose-leaf book has removable leaves, it would rest under additional ..."

2. The Bibliographer's Manual of English Literature: Containing an Account of by William Thomas Lowndes (1864)
"1-164, after which are eleven plates with letter-press explanations, 15 leaves ; the vindication, one leaf. Book n. pp. 1—97 ; errata, one leaf. Book in. pp ..."

3. The Bibliographer's Manual of English Literature: Containing an Account of by William Thomas Lowndes (1834)
"1-164, after which are eleven plates with letter-press explanations, 15 leaves; the vindication, one leaf. Book п. pp. 1—97; errata, one leaf. Book HI. pp. ..."

4. Annual Proceedings: Addresses, Reports, Bibliographies and Discussions (1916)
"A DELEGATE: I was glad to hear the gentleman who has just spoken stand up for the loose-leaf book. I think I can see where a text-book is designed by one ..."

5. A General Bibliographical Dictionary by Friedrich Adolf Ebert, Arthur Browne (1837)
"67 pages and i blank leaf, book III. 46 pages and i leaf, book IV. 128 pages and 3 unnumbered leaves. The earliest copies of this edition were published in ..."

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