American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. Notes in the margin or margins of a book.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Marginal notes.
- In sponges, spicules forming a collar round the osculum.
- n. Notes in the margin of a document.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. Marginal notes.
- n. notes written in the margin
- From New Latin, from Medieval Latin neuter plural of marginalis ("on the periphery"), from Latin margo ("border, edge") (Wiktionary)
- New Latin, neuter pl. of Medieval Latin marginālis, marginal, from Latin margō, margin-, margin; see margin. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“To get a book that has someone else's marginalia is even more special somehow.”
“Suppose the men who deny the good faith of your marginalia are the small-souled creatures you would have us believe they are, they do not make this denial upon their personal responsibility merely; they produce facts.”
“Sharp readers will have noticed that, as it's currently designed, the entry's body is the same width as the page's title (700 px), and the marginalia is the same width as the leftmost column we styled earlier (124 px).”
“The central image is a sort of generic court scene, while the "marginalia" will change to illustrate the changing seasons.”
“The center of the projection- a court scene at Camelot- will stay the same as the "marginalia" changes to reflect the changing seasons.”
“Back in the 19th century historians thought that 'marginalia' simply were the fancy of the artist and that the artist was illiterate," Hunt says.”
“IOW, we’re being distracted by quibbling over marginalia, which is an externality that amateurs use to flood the zone with astroturf and you know it.”
“I'm not just talking about highbrow jottings: notes and queries, references and witticisms, the literary art of "marginalia" (a term coined in 1832 by that keenest of annotators, Samuel Taylor Coleridge).”
“SCHOLARLY CONTEXT DRIVES THE DISCUSSION OF TOOLS Other technology topics surfaced as well: new multi-dimensional digitization technologies; re - positories to manage, preserve, and share images, video, text, and audio; technologies to create "marginalia"; wikis and collaborative writing; semantic services and search tools; sophisticated sensors to capture music and movement (Dance).”
“I should admit, though -- for any codicological CBG's out there -- that technically the hooded gentleman above is not properly called "marginalia," as the sloping brow, beaked nose, and long tongue form the three arms of the capital E of Exultabunt, making our four-toothed friend more properly a decorative initial instead.”
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