Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The leaf of a book on which the title is printed; a title-page.

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Examples

  • He turned to the title-leaf and read the date, then looked at the cover.

    The Reflections of Ambrosine A Novel

  • Then she would take up the tin, and put the title-leaf down upon the cover, and put the tin over it to keep it down smooth.

    Caleb in the Country

  • a mourning band of jet on the forefront of the poem, that the brow so circled may, "like to a title-leaf, foretell the nature of a tragic volume."

    A Study of Shakespeare

  • _Punishment for Mr. Caryl_: - "A Licenser is not contented now to give his single" Imprimatur, "but brings his chair into the title-leaf; there sits and judges up or judges down what book he pleases.

    The Life of John Milton Volume 3 1643-1649

  • Punishment for Mr. Caryl: - "A Licenser is not contented now to give his single “Imprimatur,” but brings his chair into the title-leaf; there sits and judges up or judges down what book he pleases.

    The Life of John Milton

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