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  • n. Abbreviation of octavo, a page size (5"-6.25" x 7.5"-10").
  • n. A book size, corresponding to the page size.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. the size of a book whose pages are made by folding a sheet of paper three times to form eight leaves.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. the size of a book whose pages are made by folding a sheet of paper three times to form eight leaves

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