from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Any of several standard sizes of paper, especially paper measuring 16 by 21 inches.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A printing-paper size, 17½ inches by 22½ inches.
- n. Shortened form of demyship
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A printing and a writing paper of particular sizes. See under paper.
- n. A half fellow at Magdalen College, Oxford.
- adj. Pertaining to, or made of, the size of paper called demy.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Half: used to indicate a particular size of paper. See II.
- n. A particular size of paper.
- n. A holder of one of certain scholarships in Magdalen College, Oxford. Also spelled demi.
- n. A Scotch gold coin issued by James I. in 1433, and worth at that time 3s. 4d. English. Obverse type, arms in a lozenge; reverse, cross in tressure.
- n. A short close vest.
- n. The gold half-lion of 20 grains of Robert II. of Scotland, the lion itself weighing 40, or more usually 38, grains.
Alteration of demi-.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)