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- n. An abbreviation [lowercase or cap.] of volume
- n. of Volunteer or Volunteers.
- n. In heraldry, two wings expanded and joined together where they would spring from the body of the bird, so as to make one figure. When the term is used alone the wings are understood to be raised with their points upward. See
vol abaissé, below. Also called wings conjoined in base.
“With regard to Books, the first Vol of ye Steriotype Edition has past my hands, but not publishd; and the 2d vol is in great forwardness.”
“It’s what they call a vol canic plug, a sheer cylinder of rock over three hundred feet high, with only one precipitous way up guarded by gates and ramparts.”
“From the stack: Time and Again vol. 1 « The Manga Curmudgeon”
“Time and Again vol. 2, written and illustrated by JiUn Yun, Yen Press, page 307 1”
“Time and Again vol. 2, written and illustrated by JiUn Yun, Yen Press, page 307”
“The final alcohol is 13.9% alc/vol, which is higher than Burgundian Chardonnay, but lower than many of this wine's US counterparts.”
“Invisible Controls concerning whom I have quoted Herklots in vol. ii.”
“The second series in vol. ix., consisting of eight fables, not including ten anecdotes”
“This line contains one of the Yes, Yes and No, No trifles alluded to in vol. ii, 60.”
““Kayyimah,” the fem. of “Kayyim,” misprinted “Kayim” in vol. ii.”
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